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A Midwife's Tale

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Maine Humanities Council
For a brochure on a self-guided tour of the sights in Hallowell and Augusta, Maine that were part of the world of Martha Ballard, contact the Maine Humanities Council.

The Film Study Center at Harvard University developed this web site, which explores Martha Ballard's diary and the process of writing history.

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Dublin, Thomas. "Transforming Women's Work : New England Lives in the Industrial Revolution." Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1994.

Jensen, Merrill. "The New Nation: A History of the United States During the Confederation, 1781-1789." Northeastern University Press, 1981

Kerber, Linda. "Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America." Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press,1980.

Mallon, Thomas. "A Book of One's Own: People and Their Diaries." Ticknor and Fields, 1984; Penguin, 1986

Margo, Culley. "A Day at a Time The Diary Literature of American Women from 1764 to the Present." The Feminist Press, 1985

McCausland, Robert R. and Cynthia MacAlman McCausland, "The Diary of Martha Ballard, 1785-1812." Picton Press, 1992.

Miller,William. "A New History of the United States." Delta, 1968.

Morris, Richard. "The Forging of the Union 1781-1789." Harper and Row, 1987

Norton, Mary Beth. "Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800." Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1996.

Taylor, Alan. "Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820." Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by University of North Carolina Press,1990.

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. "A Midwife's Tale." Vintage, 1991

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. "Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750." Vintage Books, 1991.

Watts, Steven. "The Republican Reborn: War and the Making of Liberal America 1790-1820." The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

Wood, Gordon S. "The Radicalism of the American Revolution." Alfred A. Knopf, 1991

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