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- Mother by Sarah Knott
- Sarah Knott
- 10 February 2020
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FREE DOWNLOAD ´ Mother by Sarah Knott Ted letters hastily written diary entries a line from a court record or a figure in a painting Mother vividly brings to life the lost stories of ordinary womenFrom the labour pains felt by a South Carolina field slave to the triumphant smile of a royal mistress pregnant with a king's first son; from a 1950s suburban housewife to a working class East Ender taking her baby to the factory; from a pioneer with eight children to a 1970s feminist debating whether to have any; these remarkable tales of mothering create a moving depiction of an endlessly various human experience'Timely and fascinating' Amanda Foreman bestselling author of Geo.SUMMARY Mother by Sarah Knott
FREE DOWNLOAD ´ Mother by Sarah Knott What was mothering like in the past When acclaimed historian Sarah Knott became pregnant she asked herself this uestion But accounts of motherhood are hard to find For centuries historians have concerned themselves with wars politics and revolutions not the everyday details of carrying and caring for a baby Much to do with becoming a mother past or present is lost or forgottenUsing the arc of her own experience from miscarriage to the birth and early babyhood of her two children Sarah Knott explores the ever changing habits and experiences of motherhood across the ages Drawing on a disparate collection of fascinating material interrup.
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