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Title The marital economy in Scandinavia and Britain, 1400-1900 / edited by Maria Ågren and Amy Louise Erickson
Imprint Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2005
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Descript vi, 288 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm
Series Women and gender in the early modern world
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-278) and index
The marital economy in comparative perspective / Amy Louise Erickson -- Marriage or money? Legal actions for enforcement of marriage contracts in Norway / Hanne Marie Johansen -- Making marriages in early modern England : rethinking the role of family and friends / Catherine Frances -- Forming the partnership socially and economically : a Swedish local elite, 1650-1770 / Gudrun Andersson -- Forming the marital economy in the early modern Finnish countryside / Anu Pylkkänen -- Servants in rural England c.1450-1650 : hired work as a means of accumulating wealth and skills before marriage / Jane Whittle -- Decision-making on marital property in Norway, 1500-1800 / Hilde Sandvik -- Property and authority in Danish marital law / Inger Dübeck -- Marital conflict over the gender division of labour in agrarian households, Sweden 1750-1850 / Rosemarie Fiebranz -- Working together? Different understandings of marital relations in late nineteenth-century Finland / Ann-Catrin Östman -- Marriage trouble, separation and divorce in early modern Norway / Hanne Marie Johansen -- 'To the longer liver' : provisions for the dissolution of the marital economy in Scotland, 1470-1550 / Elizabeth Ewan -- Death and donation : different channels of property transfer in late medieval Iceland / Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir -- Individualism or self-sacrifice? Decision-making and retirement within the early modern marital economy in Sweden / Maria Ågren -- Recovering a lost inheritance : the marital economy and its absence from the prehistory of economics in Britain / Michael Roberts
Subject Marriage -- Economic aspects -- Scandinavia
Marriage -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain
Alt Author Ågren, Maria
Erickson, Amy Louise
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