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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 courtship, court practices, and above all the natu...  more »
ISBN: 66591
Pages: 444
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Publisher: Knopf
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