Saturday, March 29, 2014

Telling HerStory 2014: A History of the Wife

The Book:

A History of the Wife by Marilyn Yalom

What's it about:

A history of ordinary women, wives, in the Western world.

Why you should read it:

Chapters on topics like Republican Wives in American and France, Victorian Wives on Both Side of the Atlantic and Victorian Wives on the American Frontier can help you to better understand your female ancestors. There's more to their lives than just being a "housewife." Reading this will help you better understand your ancestor's life.

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