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Published: 25 April 2019 (Estimated)

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190847883

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Capital Women

The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Jan Luiten van Zanden and Sarah Carmichael
Tine De Moor

  • Highlights the important role of women in development, drawing on the experience of early modern Europe
  • Employs novel data that focuses attention on female agency, control over economic resources, and involvement in the market economy
  • Comparative analysis sheds light on different experiences in economic development, both historical and contemporary

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