Good wives: image and reality in the lives of women in northern New England, 1650-1750

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Oxford University Press, Sep 8, 1983 - Social Science - 296 pages
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Review: Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

I love the way Laurel Thatcher Ulrich writes. It's straightforward and easy to read history, unlike a lot of other academic books that make history dry and boring. This books was particularly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susannah - Goodreads

It's been a decade since I read Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's Pulitzer Prize winning A Midwife's Tale, and I'd forgotten how vividly she brings the American past to life. Good Wives demonstrates that many ... Read full review

Contents

BATHSHEBA
10
Deputy Husbands
35
A Friendly Neighbor
51
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Beverly Wilson Palmer is former coordinator of the Writing Program at Pomona College and a seasoned documentary editor. Among her works is the two-volume The Selected Letters of Charles Sumner, also published by Northeastern University Press. She lives in Claremont, California. Laurel THatcher Ulrich, editor of the New England Women's Diaries Series, is the James Duncan Phillips Professor of History and Director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University.

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