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Midwife's Tale : The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 - 90 edition

Midwife`s Tale : The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 (ISBN10: 0679733760; ISBN13: 9780679733768)
ISBN13: 978-0679733768
ISBN10: 0679733760

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0394568447
ISBN10: 0394568443

Summary: Drawing on the diaries of a midwife and healer in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier.

Edition/Copyright: 90
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Published: 06/28/1991
International: No



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9780679733768 1990 Trade paperback Fine. SHIP DAILY from NJ; GIFT-ABLE as USED, LIKE NEW, fresh, NEAR LIKE NEW (beginning spine crease, may have phone # on back cover) AS SHOWN THIS COVER Trade pap ...show moreerback (US). Glued binding. 444 p. Audience: General/trade. 8355 8355--This book is a model of social history at its best. An exegesis of Ballard's diary, it recounts the life and times of this obscure Maine housewife and midwife. Using passages from the diary as a starting point for each chapter division, Ulrich, a professor at the University of New Hampshire, demonstrates how the seemingly trivial details of Ballard's daily life reflect and relate to prominent themes in the history of the early republic: the role of women in the economic life of the community, the nature of marriage and sexual relations, the scope of medical knowledge and practice. Speculating on why Ballard kept the diary as well as why her family saved it, Ulrich highlights the document's usefulness for historians. -Marie Marmo Mullaney, Cald ...show less
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