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The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker–Now Available

The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker: The Life Cycle of an Eighteenth-Century Woman

Edited with a new preface by Elaine Forman Crane

Abridged Edition

352 pages | 6 x 9

Paper 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2077-3 | $22.50 | £15.00

The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker"[Drinker's] diary, which spans the years 1758 to 1807, is the most substantial woman's diary that survives from eighteenth-century America; and it ranks with the diaries of Samuel Sewall, William Byrd, Landon Carter, John Adams, and William Bentley in its richness as a source for understanding the social and cultural history of the period it covers."–American Historical Review

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