Archive for the ‘WMQ’ Category
By John William Nelson John William Nelson (Texas Tech University) is the author of “Sigenauk’s War of Independence: Anishinaabe Resurgence and the Making of Indigenous Authority in the Borderlands of Revolution” in the October 2021 issue of the William and Mary Quarterly. I did not set out to write a history of an obscure Anishinaabe… Read More »
by Kathryn M. de Luna Kathryn M. de Luna is the author of “Sounding the African Atlantic” in the October 2021 issue of the William and Mary Quarterly. I had wanted to write an article like this one, applying early (pre-Atlantic-era) Africanists’ methods to Atlantic contexts since grad school. But, if I’m honest, I was… Read More »
By Elspeth Martini Elspeth Martini is the author of “VISITING INDIANS,” NURSING FATHERS, AND ANGLO-AMERICAN EMPIRES IN THE POST–WAR OF 1812 WESTERN GREAT LAKES” in the July 2021 issue of the William and Mary Quarterly. If Native nations controlled the vast majority of North America above the Rio Grande at the end of the eighteenth… Read More »
How an intellectual collaboration brought four lives into focus By Karen B. Graubart This article began with a generous hand-off from a friend and colleague. Luis Miguel Glave, an eminent Peruvian scholar and regular denizen of the reading room of the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, enjoys taking a morning break from research with… Read More »
By Eliga Gould and Rosemarie Zagarri Eliga Gould and Rosemarie Zagarri convened the forum “Situating the United States in Vast Early America” in the April 2021 issue of the William and Mary Quarterly. When Martha Howard invited us to write a piece about our recent forum, “Situating the United States in Vast Early America,” saying… Read More »
WMQ author Cameron B. Strang examines the long process of rewriting his April 2021 article during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The OI reader is a powerful tool for doing the sort of work that early Americanists do. Why not think about taking it for a spin?