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Title Family welfare [electronic resource] : gender, property, and inheritance since the seventeenth century / edited by David R. Green and Alastair Owens.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004.


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Description xii, 306 p. : ill.
Series Contributions in family studies, 0147-1023 ; no. 18
Contributions in family studies ; no. 18.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-298) and index.
Contents Introduction : family welfare and the welfare family / David R. Green and Alastair Owens -- Land transmission and inheritance practices in France during the Ancien Régime : differences of degree or kind? / Gérard Béaur -- Emigration, gender and inheritance : a case study of the high Auvergne, 1700/1900 / Rose Duroux -- Headship succession and retirement in South Bohemia, 1640/1840 / Hermann Zeitlhofer -- Close relatives and useful relatives : welfare, inheritance and the use of kinship in an alpine dynasty, 1650/1800 / Sandro Guzzi-Heeb -- Wealth, gender and inheritance amongst the U.S. elite : the Rockefellers and Binghams / Marsha Shapiro Rose -- Family networks and the transmission of assets : managing the property and care of orphans in eighteenth-century Amsterdam / Anne E.C. Mccants -- Did women invent life insurance? : widows and the demand for financial services in eighteenth-century Germany / Eve Rosenhaft -- Women without gender : commerce, exchange codes and the erosion of german gender guardianship, 1680/1830 / Robert Beachy -- Minors, guardians and inheritance in early nineteenth-century Sweden : a case of gendered property rights / Ann Ighe -- Marriage and economic rights : women, men and property in Sweden during the first half of the twentieth century / Kirsti Niskanen.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Land tenure -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Inheritance and succession -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Families -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Sex role -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Green, David R., 1954-
Owens, Alastair, 1971-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0313323283

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