The demographic consequences of changing employment opportunities: women in the Dutch Meierij in the nineteenth century.

  • Marlou Schrover
  • Published 1997 in
    The history of the family : an international…

Abstract

"In the nineteenth century, the demographic development of the Meierij, a region in the south-east of the Netherlands, was different from that of the rest of modernizing northern Europe. Infant mortality remained high, while it dropped elsewhere. The article shows why the current explanation for high infant mortality, which links a sustained high infant… (More)

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@article{Schrover1997TheDC, title={The demographic consequences of changing employment opportunities: women in the Dutch Meierij in the nineteenth century.}, author={Marlou Schrover}, journal={The history of the family : an international quarterly}, year={1997}, volume={2 4}, pages={451-80} }