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Similarity in difference : marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Author: Christer Lundh; Satomi Kurosu; et al
Publisher: Cambridge Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2014.
Series: MIT Press Eurasian population and family history series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of marriage in preindustrial Europe and Asia that goes beyond the Malthusian East--West dichotomy to find variation within regions and commonality across regions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lundh, Christer.
Similarity in difference
(DLC) 2014008012
(OCoLC)878501816
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christer Lundh; Satomi Kurosu; et al
ISBN: 9780262325837 0262325837
OCLC Number: 897906591
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Tables, Figures, and Maps; Contributors; Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Part I: Introduction; 1 Challenging the East-West Binary; 2 Eurasian Marriage: Actorsand Structures; 3 Nuptiality: Local Populations, Sources, and Models; Part II: Comparative Demographies; 4 The Roads to Reproduction: Comparing Life-Course Trajectories in Preindustrial Eurasia; 5 The Influence of Economic Factors on First Marriage in Historical Europe and Asia; 6 Remarriage, Gender, and Rural Households; Part III: Local Histories; 7 Social Norms and Human Agency. 8 Prudence as Obstinate Resistance to Pressure9 Between Constraints and Coercion; 10 Economic and Household Factors of First Marriage inTwo Northeastern Japanese Villages, 1716-1870; 11 Categorical Inequality and Gender Difference; Part IV: Conclusion; 12 Similarities and Differences in Pre-modern Eurasian Marriage; References; Index.
Series Title: MIT Press Eurasian population and family history series.
Responsibility: [edited by] Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu, et al.

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A study of marriage in preindustrial Europe and Asia that goes beyond the Malthusian East--West dichotomy to find variation within regions and commonality across regions.

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