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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This work has an academic tone, but is better written than most books written by college professors. It provides a fascinating insight into the lives of women in early New England. It shows how the ... Read full review

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I bailed out of this about 1/2 way through. It was too much like a dissertation and not enough like a book for me. Read full review

Contents

BATHSHEBA
10
Deputy Husbands
35
A Friendly Neighbor
51
Copyright

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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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