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From the Publisher"[Ulrich] makes a modern reader understand what it would have been like to have been born female in early New England...a truly remarkable achievement." — Mary Beth Norton, Cornell University
A gravestone in northern New England proclaims that a woman was "Eminent for Holiness...Prudence, Sincerity...Meakness...Weanedness From ye World...Publick-Spiritedness ...Faithfulness & Charity."
"A major addition to our historical understanding of women in colonial New England...a path-breaking depiction of wives and mothers." — Kathryn Kish Sklar, S.U.N.Y., Binghamton