Household structures in urban Albania in 1918

  title={Household structures in urban Albania in 1918},
  author={Siegfried Gruber},
  journal={The History of the Family},
  pages={138 - 151}
  • S. Gruber
  • Published 2008
  • Geography
  • The History of the Family
This article intends to shed further light on urban household structures in Albania as far less is known about them compared with rural households. The population census of 1918, which was forgotten for decades, is used for this purpose and proves to be a very valuable source. After a look at the theoretical framework of household formation patterns in this region and at comparative studies in other countries of the region, the size and composition of households in Albania are analysed and… Expand
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