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A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard
A Midwife's Tale The Life of Martha Ballard
Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
A marvelous exposition of the diary of an ordinary woman who turns out to be quite extraordinary. The laconic record of her life, in Laurel Ulrich's expert hands, 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 nat...  more »
ISBN: 387946
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 444
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Book Type: Paperback
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