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U.S. Time Periods » 1763-1815: Revolution

DoHistory

shows how to piece together fragments of the past and research the lives of ordinary people. It also features an interactive case study built from research conducted for A Midwife's Tale, a book and film based on the 200-year-old diary of midwife/healer Martha Ballard. (Harvard University, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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A 1793 satirical cartoon of a person split down the middle; on the left a man-midwife with his instruments, books, and potions on the wall, and on the right a female midwife with her hearth, pap boat

The man-midwife controversy


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