Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher

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ULRICH, Laurel Thatcher

ULRICH, Laurel Thatcher. American, b. 1938. Genres: History. Career: Worked as an instructor in English, 1972-73, and an instructor in history, 1976-80; University of New Hampshire, Durham, 1980-95, began as assistant professor, became professor of history; Harvard University, Phillips Professor of Early American History and professor of women's studies, 1995. Publications: (with others) A Beginner's Boston, 1970; Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England, 1650- 1750, 1982; A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812, 1990; The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth, 2001. Also contributor of articles on history to periodicals. Address: History Dept, Robinson Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.