This Week's Acquisitions
The Commonplace Book of William Byrd of Westover Edited by Kevin Berland, Jan Kirsten Gilliam,and Kenneth Lockridge (UNC Press, 2001).
Exchanging our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South By Michael A. Gomez (UNC Press, 1998).
Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America Edited by Ronald Hoffman, Mechal Sobel, and Fredrika J. Teute (UNC Press, 1997).
Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic World By Jon E. Sensbach (Harvard University Press, 2005).
The Two Princes of Calabar: An Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey By Randy J. Sparks (Harvard University Press, 2004).
The Oxford History of the British Empire Volume V: Historiography Edited by Robin W. Winks (Oxford University Press, 1999).
It's blizzarding out, and I'm reliably informed that I can expect thunder snow withing the next hour. So, instead of going outdoors to take in the blizzard, I plan to watch it out my front windows with a pot of tea and my new books, and possibly a draft of chapter two.