Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 69, no. 4 October 2012

The Material and Social Practices of Intellectual Work:
Jonathan Edwards’s Study

Abstract  | Web Supplement
Wilson H. Kimnach and Kenneth P. Minkema

Making an Imperial Compromise:
The Calico Acts, the Atlantic Colonies,
and the Structure of the British Empire

Jonathan P. Eacott

The British and Indian War:
Cherokee Power and the Fate of Empire in North America

Paul Kelton

Sources and Interpretations

“But they differ from us in sound”:
Indian Psalmody and the Soundscape of Colonialism, 1651–75

Glenda Goodman

Joyful Ringing, Solemn Tolling:
Methods and Meanings of Early American Tower Bells

Deborah Lubken

Reviews of Books

“West Indian Variations: New Histories of the Early Caribbean,” a review essay of Zacek, Settler Society in the English Leeward Islands, 1670–1776; Block, Ordinary Lives in the Early Caribbean: Religion, Colonial Competition, and the Politics of Profit; and Rupert, Creolization and Contraband: Curaçao in the Early Modern Atlantic World. By Carla Gardina Pestana843

“Reading White over Black,” a review essay of Jordan, White over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550–1812, 2d ed. By Annette Gordon-Reed853

Stanton, “Those Who Labor for My Happiness”: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. By Thomas N. Baker858

Jarvis, In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680–1783. By Christian J. Koot861

Gliech, Saint-Domingue und die Französische Revolution: Das Ende der weißen Herrschaft in einer karibischen Plantagenwirtschaft. By Jeremy Popkin865

Nicholls, Whispers of Rebellion: Narrating Gabriel’s Conspiracy. By Justin Roberts868

Dorsey, Hirelings: African American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland.
By John Saillant872

Rice, Nature and History in the Potomac Country: From Hunter-Gatherers to the Age of Jefferson. By Michael G. Gunther875

Crane, Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America.
By Abby Chandler879

Bell, We Shall Be No More: Suicide and Self-Government in the Newly United States. By John Wood Sweet882