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ship between industrialisation, urbanisation, and demographic change has attracted an enormous amount of attention among historical demographers, as well as among family and urban historians. In the works of the first generation of scholars, special consideration was given to family and domestic groups, as they were seen as primary arenas in which many of the relationships between individuals, institutions, and socioeconomic change were acted out (Hareven, 2000, 321). Applying structural… Expand
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German towns at the eve of industrialization: household formation and the part of the elderly
The present study on household formation and the part of the elderly is based on recently discovered original census material from the states of the former German Customs Union. From the limitedExpand
Fertility in Rostock and Rural Mecklenburg-Schwerin in the 19th Century
In this paper we first set out to evaluate how much the fertility between Rostock as an urban settlement differed from the surrounding rural area of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, in the 19th century. TheExpand
‘The true social molecule’. Industrialization, paternalism and the family. Half a century in Le Creusot (1836–86)
There is little doubt that both urbanization and industrialization changed the way people live and interact. However, even though family structure has long been considered as the best indicator ofExpand
The approaches to social and occupational structure of Russian provincial urban centers at the end of the 19th century: examples of Tobolsk and Tambov
The article attempts to compare social structures of Russian provincial gubernial urban centers in Siberia (Tobolsk) and in the Central Black Earth Region (Tambov) in the watershed period for theExpand
Demographic analyses of church records: the case of infant mortality in the Hanseatic City of Rostock in the 19th century
This technical report documents the individual level data preparation of burial and baptismal registers of the church books of St. James in the Hanseatic city of Rostock, Germany, in order to analyzeExpand
Does the European Marriage Pattern Explain Economic Growth?
This article scrutinizes the recently postulated link between the European Marriage Pattern (EMP) and economic success. Multivariate analysis of 4,705 demographic observations, covering women'sExpand
Interdisciplinary Approach to Spatiotemporal Population Dynamics
The North Orkney Population History Project is a multidisciplinary data collection, digitization, and analysis effort that aims to reconstruct longitudinal demographic, environmental, and economicExpand
Interdisciplinary Approach to Spationtemporal Population Dynamics. The North Orkney Population History Project
The North Orkney Population History Project is a multidisciplinary data collection, digitization, and analysis effort that aims to reconstruct longitudinal demographic, environmental, andExpand


Social change and family change in a Central European urban context: Rostock 1819-1867
This study is informed by competing perspectives on family behaviour in periods of turbulent social change, and intends to provide some fresh insights into the effect of macro-level changes onExpand
Household structures in urban Albania in 1918
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 forgottenExpand
Urbanization and the malleable household: an examination of boarding and lodging in American families
The challenges to traditional values posed by the urbanization of American society included by the late nineteenth century a new and widespread doubt that the family was capable ofwithstanding theExpand
Reconsidering the Northwest European Family System: Living Arrangements of the Aged in Comparative Historical Perspective.
  • S. Ruggles
  • Medicine
  • Population and development review
  • 2009
Proponents of the nuclear family hypothesis argue that that in Northwest Europe and North America—especially England and its colonies—adult children ordinarily left their parental home and established new households when they married, and that the rest of the world had “strong-family” patterns. Expand
Urban Labor Markets, In-Migration, and Demographic Growth: Bremen, 1815-1914
  • Robert Lee
  • Economics
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
  • 2000
In this study of the port city of Bremen during the nineteenth century, particular emphasis is placed on the impact of changing labor-market conditions on the structure of in-migration and theExpand
The history of migration as a chapter in the history of the European rural family: An overview
For a long time, migration has been neglected both in population and family history. This article briefly explains this absence and shows how, for the past 20–25 years, the concepts of migration andExpand
Industrialization without Family Change? The Extended Family and the Life Cycle in a Dutch Industrial Town, 1880-1920
This article examines the structural evolution over the life-cycle of a cohort group ofparental households in the industrial town of Tilburg during theperiod 1880-1920. The rapid demographic andExpand
Family systems in central Russia in the 1830s and 1890s
Czap, Moon, and Mironov have suggested that two regional models for the rural family existed side by side in 19th-century Russia. This article approaches the question by examining the rural family asExpand
Perspectives on the family in Spain, past and present
This is the first comprehensive study of family life throughout Spain between 1700 and 1970. Using local and aggregate source material, David Reher builds upon the growing interest of historians andExpand
Spatial variation in household structures in 19th-century Germany
Historical Germany represents a perfect laboratory for studying interregional demographic differences, yet the historical family structures in this part of the European continent remain largelyExpand