The Structure of the Lower Saxony Country People at the End of the 17th Century

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Franz, Günther (Abteilung für Wirtschafts-, Sozial- und Agrargeschichte, Universität Hohenheim)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Investigations on household and social structure of agrarian society. Topics: City, occupation, social position, marital status, number of children, age and sex of children by birth as well as further children living in household and those of farm hands.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1689
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    Principalities Calenberg-Goettingen and Grubenhagen (Lower Saxony)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Poll tax description 1689.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 16305
    Number of Variables: 71
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8023 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Franz, Günther: Zur Struktur des niedersächsischen Landvolkes im ausgehenden 17.Jahrhundert: Ein Vorbericht. In: Bog, Ingomar; Franz, Günter et al. (Hrsg.), Wirtschaftliche und Soziale Strukturen im säkulären Wandel. Festschrift für Wilhelm Abel zum 70. Geburtstag, Bd. 1: Agrarische Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft in vorindustrieller Zeit. Hannover: M. & H. Schaper 1974, S. 228-236. (Schriftenreihe für ländliche Sozialfragen; Heft 70).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23