Volume 36, Number 2, Summer 2016

Table of Contents

Articles

The Etymology of Nigger: Resistance, Language, and the Politics of Freedom in the Antebellum North

pp. 203-245
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“Anti Societies Are Now All the Rage”: Jokes, Criticism, and Violence in Response to the Transformation of American Reform, 1825–1835

pp. 247-282
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Slaves, Spaniards, and Subversion in Early Louisiana: The Persistent Fears of Black Revolt and Spanish Collusion in Territorial Louisiana, 1803–1812

pp. 283-311
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Politics in and of Women's History in the Early Republic

Introduction: Politics in and of Women’s History in the Early American Republic

pp. 313-317
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Mainstreams and Cutting Edges

pp. 319-325
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On Integrating the History of Women into the Narrative of the Early Republic: A Forty-Year Perspective

pp. 327-334
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The Personal Is Political Economy

pp. 335-341
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Histories of Capitalism and Sex Difference

pp. 343-350
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Periodization Problems: Race and Gender in the History of the Early Republic

pp. 351-357
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Surveying the Fields

The Religious and the Secular in the Early American Republic

pp. 359-388
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Review Essay

The Significance of the Frontier in American History

pp. 389-397
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Reviews

Edited by Sean P. Harvey and Lucia McMahon

Founding Friendships: Friendships between Men and Women in the Early American Republic by Cassandra Good (review)

pp. 399-402
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Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation by Jonathan J. Den Hartog (review)

pp. 402-405
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Tyrannicide: Forging an American Law of Slavery in Revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts by Emily Blanck (review)

pp. 405-407
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Amelioration and Empire: Progress and Slavery in the Plantation Americas by Christa Dierksheide (review)

pp. 407-410
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A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia by Richard S. Dunn (review)

pp. 410-414
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The Lives of Chang & Eng: Siam’s Twins in Nineteenth Century America by Joseph Andrew Orser (review)

pp. 414-417
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Capitalism by Gaslight: Illuminating the Economy of Nineteenth-Century America ed. by Brian P. Luskey and Wendy A. Woloson (review)

pp. 417-420
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The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis by Jessica M. Lepler (review)

pp. 420-422
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The Creole Affair: The Slave Rebellion That Led the U.S. and Great Britain to the Brink of War by Arthur T. Downey (review)

pp. 423-425
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With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire by Brian Rouleau (review)

pp. 425-428
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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico by Amy S. Greenberg (review)

pp. 428-431
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Rush to Gold: The French and the California Gold Rush, 1848–1854 by Malcolm J. Rohrbough (review)

pp. 431-434
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