read the interactive problem “Martha and a man-midwife” on dohistory.org
consider what aspects of the story are clarified by applying the idea of gender roles
how did martha herself respond to contacts with dr.page?what advantages did she have over him? how did this balance change over time?
-Also look for online sources about gender roles: to what extent are the online primary sources in the interactive prooblem apart from diary articles,pamphlets concerned with observing proper gender roles?