A Midwife's Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

"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 3424th greatest book of all time


Published
1990
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
352
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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