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The Resource A midwife's tale : the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A midwife's tale : the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Label
A midwife's tale : the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812
Title
A midwife's tale
Title remainder
the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812
Statement of responsibility
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Title variation
Life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, History, 1991.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher
Dewey number
  • 974.1/6
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F29.H15
LC item number
U47 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 100
NLM item number
B189u 1990
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballard, Martha
  • Midwives
  • Midwives
  • Hallowell (Me.)
  • Hallowell (Me.)
  • Hallowell (Me.)
  • Augusta (Me.)
  • Augusta (Me.)
  • Augusta (Me.)
  • Kennebec County (Me.)
  • Kennebec County (Me.)
  • Kennebec County (Me.)
  • Kennebec River Valley (Me.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A midwife's tale : the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a great sea A going -- August 1787: Exceeding dangerously ill -- September 1799: warpt a piece -- October 1789: Mrs Foster has sworn a Rape on a number of men -- November 1792: Matrimonial writes -- December 1797: Birth 50. Birth 51 -- January 1796: find my house up in arms -- February 1801: A desection performd -- March 1804: what a scean had I to go at Evening -- April 1806: Polly Purington here -- May 1809: Workt in my gardin -- Epilogue -- Appendix: medicinal ingredients mentioned in Martha Ballard's diary
Control code
ocm19811710
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 444 pages
Isbn
9780394568447
Lccn
89045273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
974.16 UL7 ; GE-G ; REINSTATED1302 JB.
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 19811710
  • (Sirsi) 19811710
  • (OCoLC)19811710
Label
A midwife's tale : the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a great sea A going -- August 1787: Exceeding dangerously ill -- September 1799: warpt a piece -- October 1789: Mrs Foster has sworn a Rape on a number of men -- November 1792: Matrimonial writes -- December 1797: Birth 50. Birth 51 -- January 1796: find my house up in arms -- February 1801: A desection performd -- March 1804: what a scean had I to go at Evening -- April 1806: Polly Purington here -- May 1809: Workt in my gardin -- Epilogue -- Appendix: medicinal ingredients mentioned in Martha Ballard's diary
Control code
ocm19811710
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 444 pages
Isbn
9780394568447
Lccn
89045273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
974.16 UL7 ; GE-G ; REINSTATED1302 JB.
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 19811710
  • (Sirsi) 19811710
  • (OCoLC)19811710

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