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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
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 courship, court practices, and above all the natur...  more »
ISBN: 43879
Pages: 345
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Book Type: Paperback
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