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

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Knopf, Mar 12, 1982 - History - 296 pages
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Assesses the roles and status of women of early New England in terms of family and community organization, the structure of daily life and work, responsibilities and authority, and more

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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

Review: Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750

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

Part One BATHSHEBA ii
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Part Two EVE
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Part Tferee JAEL
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