Vanhaute, Eric and Lambrecht, Thijs and Devos, Isabelle and Béaur, Gérard and Fertig, Georg and Gadd, Carl-Johan and Karel, Erwin and Limberger, Michael and Paping, Richard and Schofield, Phillipp (2012): Making a living in rural societies in the North Sea area, 500-2000. Published in: Rural Economy and Society in Northwestern Europe, 500-2000 (Brepols Publishers) , Vol. Making, No. CORN - Comparative Rural History of the North Sea Area (2012): pp. 323-347.
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This chapter deals with the central question in the book: "Rural Economy and Society in Northwestern Europe, 500-2000. Volume: Making a living. Family, income and labour" What happened to family forms in the rural societies around the coasts of the North Sea in the last one and a half millennium? How did resources become available to the rural family and to its members, and what strategies were employed to generate these resources? The approach of this book is based on an analysis of long-term changes in household formation and in the economic behaviour of its members within a social and regional context.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Making a living in rural societies in the North Sea area, 500-2000|
|Keywords:||Rural societies, demography, family, labour, income|
|Subjects:||N - Economic History > N9 - Regional and Urban History
N - Economic History > N5 - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries > N50 - General, International, or Comparative
N - Economic History > N3 - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy > N30 - General, International, or Comparative
|Depositing User:||Eric Vanhaute|
|Date Deposited:||23 Apr 2012 00:41|
|Last Modified:||17 Sep 2016 19:03|