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Author Todorova, Marii͡a Nikolaeva.

Title Balkan family structure and the European pattern : demographic developments in Ottoman Bulgaria / Maria N. Todorova.

Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 2nd, updated, rev. and enl. ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 249 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Series Pasts incorporated ; v. 3.
Pasts incorporated ; v. 3.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : rethinking the unknown -- Population structure -- Age structure -- Sex structure -- Marriage and nuptiality -- The marriage ritual and seasonal patterns of marriage -- Age at marriage -- Remarriage, cross-kin marriages and other characteristics -- Birth and fertility -- Births, baptisms and their registration -- Measurements of fertility -- Twins in a closed population -- Death and mortality -- Gender and age specific mortality -- Seasonal patterns of mortality and causes of death -- Family and household size and structure -- Family and household structure -- Family and household size -- Inheritance patterns -- The problem of the South Slav zadruga -- Distribution and development of the zadruga in the Balkans -- An alternative explanation -- Conclusion : a hypothesis of converging theories -- A summary of conclusions -- Appendices -- The sources -- The liber status animarum of the village of Seldzhikovo -- Ideographs of the liber status animarum -- Note on the plague -- A marriage contract -- On the epistemological value of family models : the Balkans within the European pattern.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Family demography -- Bulgaria.
Bulgaria -- Population.
Bulgaria -- Social life and customs.
Electronic books.
ISBN 1423776224