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Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates how the class- and gender-related consumption of culture in the eighteenth century influenced Swedish female portraits from the period 1730–1800. A special interest is focused on the connections between portraiture and the literary world. LÄS MER
2. Den dolda transitionen : om ett demografiskt brytningsskede i det tidiga 1700-talets Sverige : The Hidden Transition. A Demographic Long-term Change in Early 18th Century Sweden
Sammanfattning : Historical agricultural and economical research indicates that the extensive changes in society that occurred in Sweden (within agriculture, trade, landownership and production) at the end of Sweden's Time of Greatness in 1720 should have noticeably affected the living conditions of the population. A systematic study that compares the 17th and 18th century's demography has however still not been made. LÄS MER
3. Legofolk : drängar, pigor och bönder i 1700- och 1800-talens Sverige = Farm servants and peasants in 18th and 19th century Sweden
Sammanfattning : The institution of farm service was mainly a West-European phenomenon. It was linked to the high age at marriage and it was an important system for the distribution of labour in agriculture.In Sweden, the use of farm servants in peasant agriculture intensified in the 18th century and remained important up till the advent of industrialization. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this dissertation is to study the waning of premodern ideas about society by investigating the ways in which social status was conceived. Analyses of linguistic expressions and negotiations of status are used to study changes in how different social groups related and acted on one another, what changed, and what remained constant as premodernity gave way to modernity. LÄS MER
5. Wool and Society : Manufacturing Policy, Economic Thought and Local Production in 18th-century Iceland
Sammanfattning : This is a study of wool in Icelandic history in a broad context, whereby wool production serves as a channel to central aspects of 18th-century society. The objective is to explore ideas about Iceland’s economy that were current in the 18th century in the light of developments in Denmark at the time, to place these ideas in the context of the recent introduction of workshopmanufacturing to Iceland, and to consider the impact such ideas had on the local community. LÄS MER