restricted access   Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 2011

Table of Contents

SHEAR Presidential Address

The Significance of the “Global Turn” for the Early American Republic: Globalization in the Age of Nation-Building

pp. 1-37


“A Republic Amidst the Stars”: Political Astronomy and the Intellectual Origins of the Stars and Stripes

pp. 39-73

“A Sacrifice on the Altar of Slavery”: Doughface Politics and Black Disenfranchisement in Pennsylvania, 1837–1838

pp. 75-106

Reluctant Imperialists: The U.S. Navy and Liberia, 1819–1845

pp. 107-134

Editor's Page

Editor’s Page

pp. 135-136


As If an Enemy’s Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution (review)

pp. 137-140

Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America (review)

pp. 140-142

American Sovereigns: The People and America’s Constitutional Tradition Before the Civil War, and: The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South, and: The State as a Work of Art: The Cultural Origins of the Constitution (review)

pp. 143-151

Virginia’s American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776–1840 (review)

pp. 151-154

Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620–1914 (review)

pp. 154-156

God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson (review)

pp. 157-159

The First White House Library: A History and Annotated Catalogue (review)

pp. 160-162

Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630–1865 (review)

pp. 162-165

Abolitionist Politics and the Coming of the Civil War (review)

pp. 165-168

A Country Storekeeper in Pennsylvania: Creating Economic Networks in Early America, 1790–1807 (review)

pp. 168-170

Financial Founding Fathers: The Men Who Made America Rich, and: The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia and the Birth of American Finance, and: One Nation under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of What We Owe (review)

pp. 170-177