Understanding household limitation strategies among the sixteenth-century urban poor in France.

@article{Broomhall2006UnderstandingHL,
  title={Understanding household limitation strategies among the sixteenth-century urban poor in France.},
  author={Susan Broomhall},
  journal={French history},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={121-37}
}
This essay explores what we can learn about the household limitation behaviour and strategies of those members of sixteenth-century French society who numbered among the mass of the poor. In particular, it focuses on the evidence produced by urban poor relief councils and hospitals, as they recorded the circumstances of the poverty-stricken clientele for… CONTINUE READING