Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Past

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6732-7 (Print) 978-1-4020-6733-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Family and Kin as Immediate Providers of Well-being for Its Members

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      Pages 1-12

      Introduction

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      Pages 15-36

      Marriage and the Kin Network: Evidence from a 19th-Century Italian Community

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      Pages 37-72

      Mortality in the Family of Origin and Its Effect on Marriage Partner Selection in a Flemish Village 18th–20th Centuries

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      Pages 73-101

      Villages, Descent Groups, Households, and Individual Outcomes in Rural Liaoning, 1789–1909

  3. The Importance of Family and Kin over the Life Course

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      Pages 105-134

      The Presence of Parents and Childhood Survival: The Passage of Social Time and Differences by Social Class

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      Pages 135-154

      When Do Kinsmen Really Help? Examination of Cohort and Parity-Specific Kin Effects on Fertility Behavior. The Case of the Bejsce Parish Register Reconstitution Study, 17th–20th Centuries, Poland

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      Pages 155-184

      Places of Life Events as Bequestable Wealth: Family Territory and Migration in France, 19th and 20th Centuries

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      Pages 185-201

      Inheritance, Environment, and Mortality in Older Ages, Southern Sweden, 1813–1894

  4. Kinship as a Marker of Genetic Proximity

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      Pages 205-224

      The Influence of Consanguineous Marriage on Reproductive Behavior and Early Mortality in Northern Coastal Sweden, 1780–1899

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      Pages 225-241

      Postreproductive Longevity in a Natural Fertility Population

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      Pages 243-258

      Familial Aggregation of Elderly Cause-Specific Mortality: Analysis of Extended Pedigrees in Utah, 1904–2002

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      Pages 259-277

      Distant Kinship and Founder Effects in the Quebec Population

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 279-284