Search for dissertations about: "Family history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 380 swedish dissertations containing the words Family history.

  1. 1. In the Shadows of Poland and Russia : The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden in the European Crisis of the mid-17th century

    Author : Andrej Kotljarchuk; David Gaunt; Robert I Frost; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish-Lithuanian Relations; Grand Duchy of Lithuania; Second Northern War; Swedish-Ukrainian Diplomacy; Swedish-Russian Diplomacy; Protestantism in Lithuania and Belarus; History; Historia;

    Abstract : This book examines and analyses the Union between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden signed in 1655 at Kėdainiai and the political crisis that followed. The union was a result of strong separatist dreams among the Lithuanian-Ruthenian Protestant elite led by the Radziwiłł family, and if implemented it would radically change the balance of power in the Baltic Sea region. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distribution and Differences : Stratification and the System of Reproduction in a Swedish Peasant Community 1620-1820

    Author : Jonas Lindström; Maria Ågren; Jan Lindegren; Carl-Johan Gadd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Peasant; stratification; inequality; reproduction; resources; distribution; social mobility; household; family; community; landholding; principles; conditions; social structure; feudalism; early modern period; Björskog; Sweden; agrarian history; social history; History; Historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the character, conditions and change of peasant stratification in early modern Sweden. Wherever and whenever one looks, one finds that resources were unevenly spread among peasant households. In the literature, there are different, and conflicting, views compatible with this finding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Relations of Absence : Germans in the East Indies and Their Families c. 1750–1820

    Author : Francisca Hoyer; Margaret R. Hunt; Claudia Jarzebowski; Renate Dürr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; British East India Company; Dutch East India Company; Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; 18th century; 19th century; Southeast Asia; India; Cape Colony; Brandenburg-Prussia; German history; global family history; new imperial history; gender history; history of emotions; concubinage; inter-ethnic unions; colonialism; slavery; Ostindienfahrer; petitions;

    Abstract : In the early modern period thousands of Germans, mostly men but also a few women and children, travelled to the Indian Ocean world in the service of the Dutch and British East India companies (VOC and EIC). Family played a key role for these Ostindienfahrer (East Indies travellers). READ MORE

  4. 4. Family and household in Iceland 1801-1930 : studies in the relationship between demographic and socio-economic development, social legislation and family and household structures

    Author : Gísli Ágúst Gunnlaugsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Historia;

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  5. 5. In Their Majesties’ Service : The Career of Francesco De Gratta (1613-1676) as a Royal Servant and Trader in Gdańsk

    Author : Michał Salamonik; Heiko Droste; Piotr Wawrzeniuk; Karin Friedrich; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; De Gratta; Career; Network; Nobility; Merchants; Early Modern Times; Royal Mail; Postmaster; Mint Service; Credit; Potash; Royal Secretary; Poland-Lithuania; Brandenburg-Prussia; Baltic Sea; Italy; Poland; Gdańsk; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This study analyses the administrative and economic career of Francesco De Gratta (1613–1676) as Royal Postmaster, Royal Secretary, and trader within the postal and fiscal systems of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. This investigation focuses mainly on his network and career strategies and is based on various sources from a number of European archives and libraries, mainly those situated in Italy, Poland and Germany. READ MORE