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Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)

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Works: 369 works in 1,169 publications in 1 language and 114,806 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Biographies  Personal correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  Informational works  Church history  Maps  Travel writing 
Roles: Printer, Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: E322, 973.097496
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The creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 by Gordon S Wood( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 3,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic work explains the evolution of American political thought from the Declaration of Independence to the ratification of the Constitution. In so doing, it illuminates the origins of the present American political system
The Negro in the American Revolution by Benjamin Quarles( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in English and held by 3,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published by UNC Press in 1961, this classic work remains the most comprehensive history of the many and important roles played by African-Americans during the American Revolution. With this book, Benjamin Quarles added a new dimension to the military history of the Revolution and addressed for the first time the diplomatic repercussions created by the British evacuation of African Americans at the close of the war. The compelling narrative brings the Revolution to life by portraying how those tumultuous years were experienced by Americans at all levels of society
The Adams-Jefferson letters : the complete correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams by John Adams( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 2,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 380 letters, written between 1777-1826, with notes and chapter introductions that relate them to the history of the American republic
The Stamp act crisis ; prologue to revolution by Edmund Sears Morgan( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 1995 in English and held by 2,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stamp Act, the first direct tax on the American colonies, provoked an immediate and violent response. This book identifies the issues that caused the confrontation and explores the ways in which the conflict was a prelude to the American Revolution
White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812 by Winthrop D Jordan( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of white racial attitudes from before the first Negroes set foot on American soil in 1619 to the present national situation
Beyond confederation : origins of the constitution and American national identity by Richard R Beeman( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Awakening : documents on the revival of religion, 1740-1745 by Richard L Bushman( )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most twentieth-century Americans fail to appreciate the power of Christian conversion that characterized the eighteenth-century revivals, especially the Great Awakening of the 1740s. The common disdain in this secular age for impassioned religious emotion and language is merely symptomatic of the shift in values that has shunted revivals to the sidelines. The very magnitude of the previous revivals is one indication of their importance. Between 1740 and 1745 literally thousands were converted. From New England to the southern colonies, people of all ages and all ranks of society underwent the New Birth. Virtually every New England congregation was touched. It is safe to say that most of the colonists in the 1740s, if not converted themselves, knew someone who was, or at least heard revival preaching. The Awakening was a critical event in the intellectual and ecclesiastical life of the colonies. The colonists' view of the world placed much importance on conversion. Particularly, Calvinist theology viewed the bestowal of divine grace as the most crucial occurrence in human life. Besides assuring admission to God's presence in the hereafter, divine grace prepared a person for a fullness of life on earth. In the 1740s the colonists, in overwhelming numbers, laid claim to the divine power which their theology offered them. Many experienced the moral transformation as promised. In the Awakening the clergy's pleas of half a century came to dramatic fulfillment. Not everyone agreed that God was working in the Awakening. Many believed preachers to be demagogues, stirring up animal spirits. The revival was looked on as an emotional orgy that needlessly disturbed the churches and frustrated the true work of God. But from 1740 to 1745 no other subject received more attention in books and pamphlets. Through the stirring rhetoric of the sermons, theological treatises, and correspondence presented in this collection, readers can vicariously participate in the ecstasy as well as in the rage generated by America's first national revival
Presidents above party : the first American presidency, 1789-1829 by Ralph Ketcham( )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The William and Mary quarterly( )

in English and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separately paged supplements called "The Goodwin families in America, " by J.S. Goodwin, were issued with Oct. 1897 (v.6, no.2) and Oct. 1899 (v.8, no.2)
The ordeal of the longhouse : the peoples of the Iroquois League in the era of European colonization by Daniel K Richter( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richter examines a wide range of primary documents to survey the responses of the peoples of the Iroquois League--the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras--to the challenges of the European colonialization of North America. He demonstrates that by the early eighteenth century a series of creative adaptations in politics and diplomacy allowed the peoples of the Longhouse to preserve their cultural autonomy in a land now dominated by foreign powers."--Amazon.com
Revolutionary brotherhood : Freemasonry and the transformation of the American social order, 1730-1840 by Steven C Bullock( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the first comprehensive history of the fraternity known to outsiders primarily for its secrecy and rituals. Steven Bullocks traces Freemasonry through its first century in America. He follows the order from its origins in Britain and its introduction into North America in the 1730s to its near-destruction by a massive anti-Masonic movement almost a century later and its subsequent reconfiguration into the brotherhood we know today. With a membership that included Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Paul Revere, and Andrew Jackson. Freemasonry is fascinating in its own right, but Bullock also places it at the center of the transformation of American society and culture from the colonial era to the rise of Jacksonian democracy." "Using lodge records, members' reminiscences and correspondence, and local and Masonic histories. Bullock links Freemasonry with the changing ideals of early American society."--Jacket
A people's army : Massachusetts soldiers and society in the Seven Years' War by Fred Anderson( )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of American citizenship, 1608-1870 by James H Kettner( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sugar and slaves: the rise of the planter class in the English West Indies, 1624-1713 by Richard S Dunn( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History. The Rise of the Planter Class in the English West Indies, 1624 - 1713
The economy of British America, 1607-1789 by John J McCusker( )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work and labor in early America by Stephen Innes( )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the American Revolution by Stephen G Kurtz( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These eight original essays by a group of America's most distinguished scholars include the following themes: the meaning and significance of the Revolution; the long-term, underlying causes of the war; violence and the Revolution; the military conflict; politics in the Continental Congress; the role of religion in the Revolution; and the effect of the war on the social order. This is the product of the celebrated Symposium on the American Revolution held in 1971 by the institute. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value
The elusive Republic : political economy in Jeffersonian America by Drew R McCoy( )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By investigating eighteenth-century social and economic thought - an intellectual world with its own concepts, and assumptions - Drew McCoy smoothly integrates the history of ideas and the history of public policy in the Jeffersonian era."--Jacket
The character of John Adams by Peter Shaw( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practice of piety : Puritan devotional disciplines in seventeenth-century New England by Charles E Hambrick-Stowe( )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving and vivid account of what it meant to be a Puritan, this account draws on diaries, spiritual biographies, and devotional manuals to explore the daily and weekly ritual and discipline. The devotional movement was at the heart of Puritanism, and the spiritual pilgrimage was the soul's progress from birth to death to rebirth and eternal glory. Puritan worship brought together college student and illiterate farmer, giving coherence to the community
 
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White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812
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The Negro in the American RevolutionThe Adams-Jefferson letters : the complete correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John AdamsThe Stamp act crisis ; prologue to revolutionWhite over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812Beyond confederation : origins of the constitution and American national identityThe Great Awakening : documents on the revival of religion, 1740-1745Presidents above party : the first American presidency, 1789-1829The ordeal of the longhouse : the peoples of the Iroquois League in the era of European colonization
Alternative Names

controlled identityOmohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

College of William and Mary Williamsburg, Va. Omohundro Institute of early American history and culture

Colonial Williamsburg foundation Omohundro Institute of early American history and culture

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Institute of Early American History and Culture

Institute of early American history and culture Williamsburg, Va.

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