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  • Journal of the Early RepublicVolume 37, 2018

CONTENTS

Conscience and Contradiction: The Moral Ambiguities of Antebellum Reformers Marcus and Rebecca Buffum Spring
Carol Lasser
1
“Beyond All Ambitious Motives”: Missionary Memoirs and the Cultivation of Early American Evangelical Heroines
Ashley E. Moreshead
37
Introduction: Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century
America Ariel Ron and Gautham Rao
61
State-Building After War’s End: A Government Financier Adjusts His Portfolio for Peace
Hannah Farber
67
Slavery and the Conceptual History of the Early U.S. State
Ryan A. Quintana
77
State Power in the West in the Early American Republic
Rachel St. John
87
Present at the Creation: The State in Early American Political History
Stephen Skowronek
95
The State Is Back In: What Now?
Richard R. John
105
Counterfeit Kin: Kidnappers of Color, the Reverse Underground Railroad, and the Origins of Practical Abolition
Richard Bell
199
“The Most Valiant in Defense of His Country”: Andrew Jackson’s Bequest and the Politics of Courage, 1819–1857
Robert Cray
231
“Reducing Free Men to Slavery”: Black Kidnapping, the “Slave Power,” and the Politics of Abolition in Antebellum Illinois, 1830–1860
M. Scott Heerman
261
“Too Mean to Live, and Certainly in No Fit Condition to Die”: Vandalism, Public Misbehavior, and the Rural Cemetery Movement
Joy M. Giguere
293
Introduction: Knowledge and Its Uses
Michael Zakim
377
Perpetual War and Natural Knowledge in the United States, 1775–1860
Cameron Strang
387
Mo‘olelo and Mana: The Transmission of Hawaiian History from Hawai‘i to the United States, 1836–1843
Noelani Arista
415
The Political Geometry of Statistical Tables
Michael Zakim
445
On the Uselessness of Knowledge: William F. Lynch’s “Interesting” Expedition to the Dead Sea
Milette Shamir
475
Hoaxes, Humbugs, and Frauds: Distinguishing Truth from Untruth in Early America
Lukas Rieppel
501
Seeing Red: Race, Citizenship, and Indigeneity in the Old Northwest
Michael Witgen
581
Lucretia Mott and the Underground Railroad: The Transatlantic World of a Radical American Woman
Ikuko Asaka
613
“Formed for Empire”: The Continental Congress Responds to the Carlisle Peace Commission
Anthony Gregory
643
Liberty Poles and the Fight for Popular Politics in the Early Republic
Shira Lurie
673
Surveying the Fields 119
Review Essays 149, 325, 531
Reviews 157, 335, 537, 699

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ISSN
1553-0620
Print ISSN
0275-1275
Pages
pp. 747-749
Launched on MUSE
2018-12-03
Open Access
No
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