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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I am currently involved in tracing my family and reading Ulrich's book brought the history alive for me. I recommend this book for any one interested in genealogy because of the way Ulrich opens up ... 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


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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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