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Balkan Family Structure and the European Pattern, Demographic Developments in Ottoman Bulgaria, Maria N. Todorova

Table of 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
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non fiction
2nd, rev. and enl. ed.
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1 online resource
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