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Good Wives : Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650 - 1750
Good Wives Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England 1650 1750
Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
This enthralling work of scholarship strips away those abstractions to reveal the hidden -- and not always stoic -- face of the "goodwives" of colonial America. In these pages we encounter the awesome burdens -- and the considerable power -- of a New England housewife's domestic life and witness her occasional forays into the world...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679732570
ISBN-10: 0679732578
Publication Date: 6/4/1991
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
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Full title: Good Wives - Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England 1650-1750. Exhaustively researched and full of intriguing facts, this book remains somewhat hampered by its scholarly style.
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