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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
"This is much more than a 'midwife's tale.' It is a rich re-creation and interpretation of a family, a community, indeed an era. At every point Ulrich connects the fascinating story of Martha Ballard to larger istorical themes, drawing her readers into the social web of everyday life. In the process, she completely transforms our picture of medi...  more »
ISBN: 221615
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 444
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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