Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943

William and Mary Quarterly

3d ser., 70, no. 4 October 2013

Collecting Slave Traders:
James Petiver, Natural History, and
the British Slave Trade

Kathleen S. Murphy

Indian Storytelling, Scientific Knowledge, and Power
in the Florida Borderlands

Cameron B. Strang

Geomythology on the Colonial Frontier:
Edward Taylor, Cotton Mather, and the Claverack Giant

Amy Morris

Sources and Interpretations

Banqueting Houses and the “Need of Society”
among Slave-Owning Planters in the Chesapeake Colonies
Appendix: Method and Historic Structures Reports

Cary Carson

Hebraism and the Republican Turn of 1776:
A Contemporary Account of the Debate over Common Sense

Eric Nelson

Reviews of Books
Critical Forum
Silva, Miraculous Plagues: An Epidemiology of Early
New England Narrative

Kathleen Donegan, The Bonds of Immunity 813

Pablo F. Gómez, The Language of Epidemics: Narrative, Biology, and the Other from Smallpox

Justine S. Murison, Anachronism, Literary Historicism, and Miraculous Plagues 821

Rebecca J. Tannenbaum, Putting Health and Medicine Back into History: Commentary on Cristobal Silva, Miraculous Plagues 824

Matt Cohen, “The Indians Told Them That Sickness Would Follow”: A Response to Miraculous Plagues 827

Cristobal Silva, Epidemiology as Method: Literary Criticism in the Age of HIV/AIDS 832

Kathleen Donegan, Response to Cristobal Silva 839

Pablo F. Gómez, Response to Cristobal Silva 841

Justine S. Murison, Response to Cristobal Silva 843

Rebecca J. Tannenbaum, Response to Cristobal Silva 845

Matt Cohen, Response to Cristobal Silva 847

Newman, On Records: Delaware Indians, Colonists, and the Media of History and Memory.
By Hilary E. Wyss849

“Gender, Native Americans, and Colonization’s Culture in the Lower South,” a review essay of Hahn, The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove; and LeMaster, Brothers Born of One Mother: British–Native American Relations in the Colonial Southeast. By James O’Neil Spady853

Bolster, The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail. By Richard W. Judd861