Ghita, Eugen (2011): Two cases of divorce in the town of Arad in the eighteenth century. Published in: Journal of Humanistic and Social Studies , Vol. 4, No. II (2011): pp. 101-106.
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The two documents, which are the subject of the present study, made to share property in the event of divorce, help to form an image on various aspects of daily life, poorly known from other sources: household size, land property, earnings in marriage furniture, tools, animals, prices, food, secular and religious involvement of the private life etc. In addition to legal information, both inventories, which stood at the base of documents on which the property was to be divided, reveal another perspective on social history of Arad in the late eighteenth century.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Two cases of divorce in the town of Arad in the eighteenth century|
|Keywords:||marriage, divorce, daily life, household, Arad, eighteenth century|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J12 - Marriage ; Marital Dissolution ; Family Structure ; Domestic Abuse
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General
|Depositing User:||Eugen Ghita|
|Date Deposited:||30 Jan 2012 14:00|
|Last Modified:||25 Feb 2016 13:35|
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