Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is an American historian and professor known for her work in early American history and women's history. She is best known for her book 'A Midwife's Tale,' which won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1991.


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  1. 1. A Midwife's Tale

    "A Midwife's Tale" is a historical account of a midwife's life in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, based on her detailed diary entries. The book offers a unique perspective on the daily life, medical practices, and social and economic conditions of the time, while highlighting the significant role that women played in the community, despite their limited rights and opportunities. The narrative also provides a rare insight into the realities of childbirth and women's health during this period.

    The 3440th Greatest Book of All Time