Good Wives

Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772977
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This enthralling work of scholarship strips away abstractions to reveal the hidden--and not always stoic--face of the "goodwives" of colonial America.

Women S Roles In Eighteenth Century America

Author: Merril D. Smith
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313355525
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As business concerns began to move outside of the home, women became the
moral centers within the home. Following the Revolution, some white women
took on the role of Republican mothers, the educators of future citizens. (For more
on education, see Chapter 7.) NOTES 9. Field Horne, ed. The Diary of Mary
Cooper: Life. 1. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Good Wives: Image and Reality in the
Lives of Women in Northern New England, 16501750 (New York: Oxford
University Press, ...

Law And Sexual Misconduct In New England 1650 1750

Author: Abby Chandler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317107799
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12 See Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of
Women in Northern New England, 16501750 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980)
and A Midwife's Tale, the Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785–1812
(New York: Vintage Books, 1990), Cornelia Hughes Dayton, Women Before the
Bar: Gender, Law, and Society in Connecticut, 1639–1789 (Chapel Hill:
University of North Carolina Press, 1995), Else Hambleton, Daughters of Eve,
Pregnant ...

Daily Life In The Colonial City

Author: Keith T. Krawczynski
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313047049
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Lloyd deMause (New York: Psychohistory Press, 1974), 367 (quote); Volo and
Volo, Family Life, 200 (quote). 38. Jane C. Nylander, Our Own Snug Fireside:
Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993),
147. 39. Nylander, Our Own Snug Fireside, 130-35, 140-41; Laurel T. Ulrich,
Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England,
1650-1750 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982), 28; Volo and Volo, Family Life, 215
. 40.

Encyclopedia Of Women And Religion In North America Women And Religion Methods Of Study And Reflection

Author: Rosemary Skinner Keller
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253346865
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... economic power, could wield moral authority and influence. At the close of the
colonial period, most New England colonists continued to view their lives through
a Protestant religious lens. SOURCES: Marilyn J. Westerkamp, Women and
Religion in Early America, I600—1850: The Puritan and Evangelical Traditions (
1999), and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of
Women in Northern New England, 16501750 (1982), provide excellent
overviews.

Colonial America A Very Short Introduction

Author: Alan Taylor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199987149
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... 1639– 1789 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995); Mary Beth
Norton, Founding Mothers and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of
American Society (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996); Laurel Thatcher Ulrich,
Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England,
16501750 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982). For witchcraft, see Paul Boyer and
Stephen Nissenbaum, Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft (
Cambridge, ...

Breaking The Bonds

Author: Merril D. Smith
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081473975X
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Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England,
16501750 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1982), esp. 45–50. Among
middling women in the Brandywine Valley, participation in the butter trade was
used to increase productivity, according to Joan M. Jensen, Loosening the Bonds
: MidAtlantic Farm Women, 1750–1850 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986
), Chap. 5. 13. Waciega, “Man of Business,” 51. 14. Kerber, “Separate Spheres,”
37. 15.

Encyclopedia Of Historians And Historical Writing

Author: Kelly Boyd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781884964336
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To understand the crucial importance of women to colonial social and community
life, Ulrich turned to the extraordinary women celebrated in New England
sermons and histories - those who emerged from anonymity because of acts of
bravery ... While amply demonstrating the diversity of women's work and the
breadth of their domain in preindustrial New England, Good Wives exposes the
continuities between colonial and 19th-century womanhood: Ulrich contends that
motherhood, ...

Between Two Worlds

Author: Malcolm Gaskill
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191653837
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For some transatlantic connections: George Lyman Kittredge, Witchcraft in Old
and New England (New York, 1929); Marion Gibson, Witchcraft and Society in
England and America, 1550–1750 (London, 2003). For gender: Laurel Thatcher
Ulrich, Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New
England, 16501750 (New York, 1982); Mary Beth Norton, Founding Mothers
and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society (New York,
1996); ...

A Woman S Dilemma

Author: Rosemarie Zagarri
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118774817
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Works by social historians studying early American women help fill out the
portrait of a woman's daily life and the experience of mothering in the eighteenth
century. These works include three by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Good Wives:
Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 16501750 (
New York: Oxford University Press, 1980), A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha
Ballard Based on Her Diary, 1785–1812 (New York, Vintage Books, 1990), and “'
The Living ...