restricted access   Volume 36, Number 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents


p. vii


STEM in the EAR

pp. 1-4

Science in the Early Republic

The Long Life of William Blanding: Doctor, Apothecary, Naturalist

pp. 5-36

The Point of Perfection: Cattle Portraiture, Bloodlines, and the Meaning of Breeding, 1760-1860

pp. 37-72

Science in Early America: Print Culture and the Sciences of Territoriality

pp. 73-123


The Foreign Intercourse Bill of 1798 and the Debate over Early American Foreign Relations

pp. 125-149

Review Essay

Beckert Is Liverpool, Baptist Is New Orleans: Geography Returns to the History of Capitalism

pp. 151-167


Siblings: Brothers and Sisters in American History by C. Dallett Hemphill (review)

pp. 169-172

Sex and the Founding Fathers: The American Quest for a Relatable Past by Thomas A. Foster (review)

pp. 172-175

Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America by Russ Castronovo (review)

pp. 175-178

A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867 by Max M. Edling (review)

pp. 178-181

Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City by Catherine McNeur (review)

pp. 181-184

A Lenape among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman by Dawn G. Marsh (review)

pp. 184-187

Native Tongues: Colonialism and Race from Encounter to the Reservation by Sean P. Harvey (review)

pp. 187-189

The Settlers’ Empire: Colonialism and State Formation in America’s Old Northwest by Bethel Saler (review)

pp. 189-192

Busy in the Cause: Iowa, the Free-State Struggle in the West, and the Prelude to the Civil War by Lowell J. Soike (review)

pp. 192-195

The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865 by James J. Gigantino (review)

pp. 195-197

Freedom’s Delay: America’s Struggle for Emancipation, 1776-1865 by Allen Carden (review)

pp. 197-199

Emotional and Sectional Conflict in the Antebellum United States by Michael E. Woods (review)

pp. 200-202