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  Volume 34, Number 1, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

SHEAR Presidential Address

The “Anti-Marriage Theory” of Thomas and Mary Gove Nichols: A Radical Critique of Monogamy in the 1850s

pp. 1-20


“Engaged in the Same Glorious Cause”: Anglo–American Connections in the American Missionary Entrance into India, 1790–1815

pp. 21-44

Popular Preferences in the Presidential Election of 1824

pp. 45-77

“The United States of Africa”: Liberian Independence and the Contested Meaning of a Black Republic

pp. 79-107

Review Essay

The Wars of 1812

pp. 109-114


Defending the Old Dominion: Virginia and Its Militia in the War of 1812 by Stuart L. Butler (review)

pp. 115-117

Benjamin Franklin’s Intellectual World ed. by Paul E. Kerry and Matthew S. Holland (review)

pp. 117-120

An Empire of Small Places: Mapping the Southeastern Anglo–Indian Trade, 1732–1795 by Robert Paulett (review)

pp. 120-123

Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World by Samuel W. Haynes (review)

pp. 123-125

An Age of Infidels: The Politics of Religious Controversy in the Early United States by Eric R. Schlereth (review)

pp. 125-128

Quakers Living in the Lion’s Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730–1865 by A. Glenn Crothers (review)

pp. 128-131

Being American in Europe, 1750–1860 by Daniel Kilbride (review)

pp. 131-133

Indians, Alcohol, and the Roads to Taos and Santa Fe by William E. Unrau (review)

pp. 134-136

Gabriel’s Conspiracy: A Documentary History Edited by Philip J. Schwarz (review)

pp. 136-139

Race and Rights: Fighting Slavery and Prejudice in the Old Northwest, 1830–1870 by Dana Elizabeth Weiner (review)

pp. 139-142

The Clamorgans: One Family’s History of Race in America by Julie Winch (review)

pp. 142-145

The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom by Marcus Rediker (review)

pp. 145-147

The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery: Garrisonian Abolitionists and Transatlantic Reform by W. Caleb McDaniel (review)

pp. 147-150

Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic by Mark E. Kann (review)

pp. 150-153

Margaret Fuller and Her Circles ed. by Brigitte Bailey, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright (review)

pp. 153-156

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