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Marriage and Lineal Authentication

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines marriage patterns in Arabian history and how knowledge of these patterns became a key element of Saudi Arabia's modern genealogical culture. It begins with a review of new ... More


Negotiating Kinship

Jonathan Karam Skaff

in Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter demonstrates how kinship was demonstrated in Sui-Tang, Turko-Mongol, and Eastern Eurasian societies. It takes a look at the two primary types of kinship bonds in foreign and domestic ... More


Inside the Famille Nombreuse

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter offers a social and demographic analysis of the large families who claimed pronatalist tax exemptions in Old Regime France between 1666 and 1760. Samples suggest that recipients were ... More


Introduction

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The introduction sets out the contexts for understanding the early modern French state's decision to intervene proactively in its subjects' reproductive lives. It defines pronatalism, a terms that ... More


Challenging the East–West Binary

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter introduces the theme of the book: pre-industrial marriage in Europe and Asia. The book aims to challenging the rhetoric of an East-West dichotomy in marriage patterns and mechanisms ... More


The Patterns Behind Change: Origins and Features of the European Marriage Pattern

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the European Marriage Pattern (EMP) played a fundamental role in western Europe’s economic development. The EMP emerged in northwestern Europe in the late medieval period as ... More


Until Death Do Us Part: Marriage among Slaves

David M. Stark

in Slave Families and the Hato Economy in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060439
eISBN:
9780813050669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060439.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines marriage among slaves in Puerto Rico, with a particular emphasis on Arecibo (1708–1811), because it has the longest and most complete series of marriage registers on the island. ... More


Nuptiality: Local Populations, Sources, and Models

Satomi Kurosu and Christer Lundh

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter introduces seven populations (1716–1912) used in the comparative studies of this volume: Scania in southern Sweden, Sart and Pays de Herve in eastern Belgium, Casalguidi in central ... More


Similarities and Differences in Pre-modern Eurasian Marriage

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter summarizes the findings of the comparative and country-specific studies included in the book. In relation to the East-West binary, the EAP findings confirm the previous picture of general ... More


A Place for Love: Autonomy, Choice, and Partnership

Sarah Wobick-Segev

in Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605145
eISBN:
9781503606548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605145.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The second chapter examines the transition from arranged to companionate marriages among Ashkenazic Jews in the three cities and, in particular, as a reaction to the expanding market of leisure ... More


Conclusion: The EMP in Eurasian Perspective

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors take a larger view and explore how different constellations of family organization have affected the position of women in societies across the Eurasian landmass. We ... More


Courtship and Marriage

David Frick

in Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451287
eISBN:
9780801467530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451287.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the marriage patterns of Vilnans amid the ethnic and confessional diversities of their city. It looks at the available historical sources on courtship and marriage in ... More


Beguines: Living Single and Safe

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The beguine movement is a most remarkable phenomenon in the history of the Low Countries, but it still remains to be explained. The skewed sex ratio, diminished access to convents, and religious ... More


Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Jan Luiten van Zanden, Sarah Carmichael, and Tine De Moor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book argues that the position of women in late medieval and early modern Europe was relatively strong. This, van Zanden, De Moor, and Carmichael argue, is evident from the fact that marriage was ... More


Residence Patterns and the Human-Ecological Setting in Historical Eastern Europe: a challenge of compositional (re)analysis

Mikołaj Szołtysek

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Western social scientists and demographers have typically seen Central and Eastern Europe as the locus of complex family organization and familistic societal values. This chapter argues for a less ... More


Moral Demography

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter aims to give a comprehensive explanation as to how the “blue” families differ from the “red” ones by researching certain geographic patterns regarding the red v. blue family strategies. ... More


The Broader Picture: Global Determinants of Female Agency and Economic Growth

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the concept of female agency and sets up the framework for the rest of the book. The authors explain how age at marriage can be an indicator of the degree of power a woman has ... More


The Decline of Serfdom and the Origins of the ‘Little Divergence’

Mark Bailey

in After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198857884
eISBN:
9780191890451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857884.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This chapter explores the main social and economic consequences of plague between the 1340s and the 1390s. In 1400 England was still not at the forefront of European economic development, but it was ... More


Linking Late-Imperial and Early Modern Population Dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley: an analysis of Xiaoji township

Mark Elvin

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a reconstruction of mortality, nuptiality, and fertility dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley from the early nineteenth to the second quarter of the twentieth century. Principal ... More


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