Early American Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Material


(Call numbers are to the Lehigh University library )

Ammerman, David L., and Philip D. Morgan.  Books About Early America: 2001 Titles.      Williamsburg: Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1989.   (973.016 A518b)

Bacon, Margaret Hope.  Mothers of Feminism: The Story of Quaker Women in America.  2nd  ed.  San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1986.   (289.608 B129m)

---, ed.  Wilt Thou Go on My Errand?  Three 18th Century Journals of Quaker Women Ministers.   Wallingford: Pendle Hill, 1994.  (289.6 W755)

Barbour, Hugh, and J. William Frost.  The Quakers.  Westport: Greenwood P, 1988.  (289.673 B239q )

Blackburn, Roderic H., and Nancy A. Kelley.  New World Dutch Studies: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America, 1609-1776.  Albany: Albany Institute of History and Art, 1987.  (973.0439 N532)

Blackburn, Roderic H., and Ruth Piwonka.  Remembrance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in  Colonial America, 1609-1776.  Albany: Albany Institute of History and Art, 1988.  (973.0439 B628r)

Bonomi, Patricia U.  "The Middle Colonies:  Embryo of the New Political Order."  Perspectives on Early American History.  Ed. Alden T. Vaughan and George Athan Billias.  New York: Harper and Row, 1973.  63-92.  (973.207 P467)

Bruns, Roger, ed.  Am I Not a Man and a Brother: The Antislavery Crusade of Revolutionary  America, 1688-1788.  New York: Chelsea, 1977.  (322.44097 A478)

De Jong, Gerald F.  The Dutch in America, 1609-1974.  Boston: Twayne, 1975.  (325.2492 D327d )

Doezema, Linda Pegman.  Dutch Americans: A Guide to Information Sources.  Detroit: Gale,  1979.  (not at Lehigh)

Drake, Thomas E.  Quakers and Slavery in America.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1950.  (906 Y17 v.51)

Dunn, Richard S., and Mary Maples Dunn, eds.  The World of William Penn.  Philadelphia: U of  Pennsylvania P, 1986.  (974.802 P412zd )

Fischer, David Hackett.  Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America.  New York: Oxford UP, 1989.  (973 F529a)

Frost, J. William.  "The Origins of the Quaker Crusade against Slavery: A Review of Recent  Literature."  Quaker History 67.1 (1978): 42-58.   (not at Lehigh)

---.  A Perfect Freedom: Religious Liberty in Pennsylvania.  New York: Cambridge UP, 1990.   (323.442 F939p )

---.  The Quaker Family in Colonial America: A Portrait of the Society of Friends.  New York:  St. Martin's P, 1973.  (289.673 F939q)

---, ed.  Quaker Origins of Antislavery.  Norwood: Norwood Editions, 1980.   (not at Lehigh)

Goodfriend, Joyce D.  Before the Melting Pot: Society and Culture in Colonial New York City,  1664-1730.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1992.  (974.7102 G651b)

 ---.  "The Historiography of the Dutch in Colonial America."  Colonial Dutch Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach.  Ed. Eric Nooter and Patricia U. Bonomi.  New York: New York UP, 1988.  6-32.  (973.0439 C719)

Greene, Jack P.  Pursuits of Happiness: The Social Development of Early Modern British Colonies and the Formation of American Culture.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1988.  (306.0973 G811p)

Jameson, J. Franklin, ed.  Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909.  (973.2 O69ja)

Kenney, Alice P.  Stubborn for Liberty: The Dutch in New York.  Syracuse: Syracuse UP, 1975.  (325.2492 K36s )

Lemay, J. A. Leo. Men of Letters in Colonial Maryland.  Knoxville: U of  Tennessee P, 1972.  (810.9 L549m)

Marietta, Jack D.  The Reformation of American Quakerism, 1748-1783.  Philadelphia: U of  Pennsylvania P, 1984.  (289.673 M334r)

Morse, Jarvis M.  "Colonial Historians of New York."  New York History 23.4 (1942): 395-409.  (974.7 N5675n)

Myers, Albert Cook, ed.  Narratives of Early Pennsylvania, West New Jersey, and Delaware,  1630-1707.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.  (973.2 O69m)

Nash, Gary B.  Quakers and Politics: Pennsylvania, 1681-1726.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1968.  (974.802 N249q)

Raesly, Ellis Lawrence.  Portrait of New Netherland.  New York: Columbia UP, 1945.  (974.7 R135p )

Rutman, Anita.  "Still Planting the Seeds of Hope: The Recent Literature of the Early Chesapeake Region."  Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 95.1 (1987): 3-24.  (micro)

Schwartz, Sally.  "A Mixed Multitude": The Struggle for Toleration in Colonial Pennsylvania.   New York: New York UP, 1987.  (974.802 S399m )

Shea, Daniel B.  Spiritual Autobiography in Early America.  1968.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1988.  (209.73 S539s )

Shi, David E.  The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture.  New  York: Oxford UP, 1985.  (306.0973 S555s )

Soderlund, Jean R.  Quakers & Slavery: A Divided Spirit.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1985.  (973.0496 S679q)

Tate, Thad W., and David L. Ammerman.  The Chesapeake in the Seventeenth Century: Essays on Anglo-American Society.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1979.  (975.518 C524)

Tolles, Frederick B.  Meeting House and Counting House: The Quaker Merchants of Colonial Philadelphia, 1682-1763.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1948.  (289.6 T651m)

---.  Quakers and the Atlantic Culture.  New York: Macmillan, 1960.  (289.6 T651q)

Van Gastel, Ada.  "Ethnic Pluralism in Early American Literature: Incorporating Dutch-American Texts into the Canon."  Early American Literature and Culture.  Ed. Kathryn Zabelle Derounian- Stodola.  Newark: U of Delaware P, 1992.  109-21.  (810.9001 E12)

Van Gelder, Roelef.  "ĎA richly blessed land where milk and honey flow': New Netherland Seen  by Dutch Eyes."  The Birth of New York: Nieuw Amsterdam 1624-1664.  New York:  New-York Historical Society, 1982.  26-39.  (not at Lehigh)

Weslager, C. A.  The Swedes and Dutch at New Castle.  Wilmington: Middle Atlantic P, 1987.  (not at Lehigh)

Zuckerman, Michael.  "Introduction: Puritans, Cavaliers, and the Motley Middle."  Friends and  Neighbors: Group Life in America's First Plural Society.  Philadelphia: Temple UP,  1982.  3-25.  (306.0973 F911) 

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