A Millennium of Family Change: Feudalism to Capitalism in Northwestern Europe
Verso, 1992 - 343 من الصفحات
How do changes in family form relate to changes in society as a whole? In a work which combines theoretical rigour with historical scope, Wally Seccombe provides a powerful study of the changing structure of families from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Responding to feminist critiques of 'sex-blind' historical materialism, Seccombe argues that family forms must be seen to be at the heart of modes of production. He takes issue with the mainstream consensus in family history which argues that capitalism did not fundamentally alter the structure of the nuclear family, and makes a controversial intervention in the long-standing debate over European marriage patterns and their relation to industrialization. Drawing on an astonishing range of studies in family history, historical demography and economic history, A Millennium of Family Change provides an integrated overview of the long transition from feudalism to capitalism, illuminating the far-reaching changes in familial relations from peasant subsistence to the making of the modern working class.
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LabourPower Family Forms and the ModeofProduction
Peasant Family Forms in the Feudal Mode of Production
Population and Changing Family Forms in the Transition
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adults Agrarian agricultural arable birth rate Black Death Cambridge capitalism capitalist cent Charles Tilly Church co-resident conjugal continuity thesis contrast cottagers decline demographic domestic dowry E. A. Wrigley E. P. Thompson early modern eighteenth century England English evidence Family and Inheritance family cycle family forms Family History farm fathers fertility feudal France heir Herlihy holdings househeads husbands industrial Kinship labour-power Ladurie land market landless Laslett late living London lords male manor manorial marital marriage pattern married marxist means medieval merchet Middle Ages mode of production mortality neo-local norms Northwestern Europe nuptial valve parents patriarchal peasant peasant family peasantry Peter Laslett poor population growth proletarian Proto-industrial regime regions relations reproduction rise Roman rural seigneurial servants seventeenth century sexual sixteenth century slaves smallholders social Society structure subsistence tenants tion urban villein wage labour Western Europe widows women Wrigley young
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