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Social Topography of Bielefeld in the 18th Century

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Schuler, Thomas (Fakultät für Geschichtswissenschaft und Philosophie, Universität Bielefeld)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Investigation of the connection between social class and residential area in an early modern age city. Topics: Information on household: number of men, wives or widows, children, relatives, farm hands and servants, ´Einlieger´, horses, cows; guild affiliation and other occupation information, tax amount, residential area.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1718 / 1766
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
Sampled Universe
Households in Bielefeld
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: resident statistics (1718, 1766), tax lists (1718, 1752ff), fireplace list (1743).
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 854
    Number of Variables: 17
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8038 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Schuler, Thomas: Wohnlage und Sozialstruktur in Bielefeld im Jahre 1718. In: Irsigler, F. (Hrsg.), Quantitative Methoden in der Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte der Vorneuzeit. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta 1978. S. 50-68. (Historisch-Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungen; Bd. 4).

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Schuler, Thomas (1990): Sozialtopographie Bielefelds im 18. Jahrhundert. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.