Harvard university’s laurel thatcher ulrich awarded the evans biography award posted on jul 19, 2018 | comments 0 laurel thatcher ulrich, the 300th anniversary university professor, emerita of history at harvard university, received the evans biography award from the mountain west center for regional studies at utah state university. Laurel thatcher ulrich is the 300th anniversary university professor at harvard university and president of the american historical association she is the author of a number of influential books and essays on colonial history, material culture, social history, and women’s history.
Laurel thatcher ulrich was born in sugar city, idaho she holds degrees from the university of new hampshire, university of utah, and simmons college she holds degrees from the university of new hampshire, university of utah, and simmons college. Laurel thatcher ulrich’s interest in writing a midwife’s tale: the life of martha ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812 was the result of a visit to the state library in augusta, maine, to. Bestselling books: a midwife's tale: the life of martha ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812, good wives: image and reality in the lives of women in northern new england, 1650-1750, a house full of females: plural marriage and women's rights in early mormonism, 1835-1870.
Ulrich then gives an overview of homeopathic remedies of the time and the relationship between local healers and physicians in september of 1788, martha talks about the goods she and her daughters trade with local women and the help her daughters give her with the housework, particularly the weaving. Laurel thatcher ulrich, good wives: image and reality in the lives of women in northern new england, 1650–1750 (new york: knopf, 1982) 6 laurel thatcher ulrich, the age of homespun: objects and stories in the creation of an american myth (new york: knopf, 2001) 7. A short laurel thatcher ulrich biography describes laurel thatcher ulrich's life, times, and work also explains the historical and literary context that influenced a midwife’s tale.
About laurel thatcher ulrich's work on a midwife's tale you can buy the book from random house you can read portions of the book online (links below) courtesy of laurel thatcher ulrich and random house. Laurel thatcher ulrich will present “curiosities: history in odd things,” part of the humanities center’s public lecture series—this year on the theme of memory and forgetting—on november 16 at 5 pm in the hawkins-carlson room at rush rhees library.