Search - A Midwife's Tale: The LIfe of Martha Ballard Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812

A Midwife's Tale: The LIfe of Martha Ballard Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
A Midwife's Tale The LIfe of Martha Ballard Based on Her Diary 1785-1812
Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
A marvelous exposition of the diary of an ordinary woman who turns out to be quite extraordinay. The laconic record of her life...becomes a guide not only to early medicine and housekeeping, but to debt, religion, family relations, the labor system, marriage and courtship, court practices, and above all the nature of female identity. All of thi...  more »
ISBN: 215177
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 444
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

4 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Alfred A Knopf Inc
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
Reviews: Write a Review


Genres: