Thursday, November 21 / 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 6
Love and Marriage? Material Considerations and Couple Formation in the Past

Chair: Amy Rommelspacher, Stellenbosch University
Discussant: Margareth Lanzinger, University of Vienna

1. Provisions for Younger Sons and Daughters in the English Landed Class 1700-1850: Primogeniture; Forced Heirship or AnarchyLloyd Bonfield, New York Law School.

2. Matrimonial Strategies and Family Reproduction in the Context of Industrialization (France 18-19th Centuries)Fabrice Boudjaaba, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

3. Marriages, Dowries and Property Systems in 17-19th Century Rural FinlandBeatrice Moring, University of Helsinki.

4. Going Together like a Horse and Carriage: Rentier Marriages and Property Accumulation in Montréal, 1825-1903. New Proposed PaperRobert C.H. Sweeny, Université du Québec à Montreal & Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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