For over ninety years, the New England Quarterly has published the best that has been written on New England’s cultural, literary, political, and social history.

Contributions cover a range of time periods, from before European colonization to the present, and any subject germane to New England’s history—for example, the region’s diverse literary and cultural heritage, its political philosophies, race relations, labor struggles, religious controversies, and the organization of family life. The journal also treats the migration of New England ideas, people, and institutions to other parts of the United States and the world. In addition to major essays, features include memoranda and edited documents, reconsiderations of traditional texts and interpretations, essay reviews, and book reviews.

Editorial Staff

Holly Jackson

Associate Editors
Betsy Klimasmith

Book Review Editors
Sara Georgini

Editorial Assistants
Amy Lin
Grace Wargovich

Board of Directors

Richard D. Brown

Thomas R. Appleton

Counsel and Clerk
John Taylor Williams

Frederick Ballou
Daniel R. Coquillette
Robert Cordy
Amy L. Domini
William M. Fowler Jr.
David R. Godine
Christopher Jedrey

Susan L. Lively
Amory Loring Logan
Mark Peterson
D. Brenton Simons
Edward L. Widmer
Michael Yogg

Board of Editors

The Board of Editors is responsible for the journal’s intellectual vitality.

Virginia DeJohn Anderson
Richard D. Brown
Daniel R. Coquillette
Andrew Delbanco
William M. Fowler Jr.
Neil Harris
Mary Kelley

Mary Loeffelholz
Robert L. Middlekauff
Marla Miller
Robert D. Richardson
Linda Smith Rhoads
Laura Dassow Walls