restricted access   Volume 38, Number 1, Spring 2018

Table of Contents

SHEAR Presidential Address

Conscience and Contradiction: The Moral Ambiguities of Antebellum Reformers Marcus and Rebecca Buffum Spring

pp. 1-35
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Article

"Beyond All Ambitious Motives": Missionary Memoirs and the Cultivation of Early American Evangelical Heroines

pp. 37-60
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Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century America

Introduction: Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century America

pp. 61-66
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State-Building After War's End: A Government Financier Adjusts His Portfolio for Peace

pp. 67-76
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Slavery and the Conceptual History of the Early U.S. State

pp. 77-86
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State Power in the West in the Early American Republic

pp. 87-94
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Present at the Creation: The State in Early American Political History

pp. 95-103
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The State Is Back In: What Now?

pp. 105-118
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Surveying the Fields

Surveying the Fields

p. 119
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Sarah Allingham's Sheet and Other Lessons from Legal History

pp. 121-147
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Review Essay

A Time to Reap: Environmental History in the Early Republic

pp. 149-155
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Reviews

The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America by Paul B. Moyer (review)

pp. 157-160
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Patient Expectations: How Economics, Religion, and Malpractice Shaped Therapeutics in Early America by Catherine L. Thompson (review)

pp. 160-163
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Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life by Tamara Plakins Thornton (review)

pp. 163-166
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National Duties: Custom Houses and the Making of the American State by Gautham Rao (review)

pp. 166-169
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Press and Speech under Assault: The Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign against Dissent by Wendell Bird (review)

pp. 169-171
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Invisible Sovereign: Imagining Public Opinion from the Revolution to Reconstruction by Mark G. Schmeller (review)

pp. 172-174
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The Making of Tocqueville's America: Law and Association in the Early United States by Kevin Butterfield (review)

pp. 175-177
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The One-Party Presidential Contest: Adams, Jackson, and 1824's Five-Horse Race by Donald Ratcliffe (review)

pp. 177-180
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Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics by Corey M. Brooks (review)

pp. 181-183
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The Lives of Frederick Douglass by Robert S. Levine (review)

pp. 184-186
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The Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street's First Black Millionaire by Shane White (review)

pp. 187-189
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Bonds of Union: Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland by Bridget Ford (review)

pp. 189-192
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New Directions in Slavery Studies: Commodification, Community and Comparison ed. by Jeff Forret and Christine E. Sears (review)

pp. 192-95
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An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846–1873 by Benjamin Madley (review)

pp. 195-198
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