Sökning: "agricultural revolution"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 15 avhandlingar innehållade orden agricultural revolution.

  1. 1. Freden, friköpen och järnplogarna. Drivkrafter och förändringsprocesser under den agrara revolutionen i Halland 1700 - 1900

    Författare :Pablo Wiking-Faria; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :agricultural revolution; motivating forces; Halland; Sweden; history; northwestern Europe; 18th century; 19th century; peasants; freeholders; bottom-up theory; estate inventories; agricultural tools; land reclamation; cultivation systems; enclosures; livestock;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis studies the agricultural revolution in the province Halland in southwestern Sweden. New tools, land reclamation, new cultivation systems, better livestock, enclosures and free holding during the period 1700-1900 are investigated. The source materials consist of estate inventories, land survey documents and present descriptions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Agrara entreprenörer. Böndernas roll i omvandlingen av jordbruket i Skåne ca 1800-1870

    Författare :Patrick Svensson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Lantbruksekonomi; Agricultural economics; Ekonomisk och social historia; Social and economic history; 19th century Sweden.; event-history analysis; longitudinal analysis; literacy; enclosures; credit market; peasants; property rights; agricultural revolution; Entrepreneurs; econometrics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Sammanfattning : This study deals with the agricultural transformation in 19th century Sweden. The aims are: firstly, to analyse the peasants' role as entrepreneurs in the transformation of agriculture, and secondly, to identify the distinctive characteristics of the agrarian entrepreneurs by studying particular aspects of entrepreneurial dealings during the agricultural transformation in Scania between 1800 and 1870. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on Risk Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Författare :Mohammad H. Sepahvand; Ranjula Bali; Chuan-Zhong Li; Supriya Garikipati; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk attitudes; determinants of risk taking; test-retest reliability; gender; inter and multigenerational transmission; socialization; family background; sibling correlations; exogenous shock; revolution; gender differences; agriculture; productivity; Burkina Faso; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I (submitted): Risk-taking is an important topic in Africa, as access to financial institutions and social security is scarce. Data on risk attitudes in Africa is limited and the available data collected might not be reliable. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Data collection for forest management planning using stereo photogrammetry

    Författare :Jonas Bohlin; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Nyckelord :LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : Forest managers need information about the forest state for planning treatments. The information needs to be sufficient for the purpose and preferably obtained at low cost and with regular updates. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Havrefolket. Studier i befolknings- och marknadsutveckling på Dalboslätten 1770-1930

    Författare :Erik Hallberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; modern history; Dalsland; Sweden; north-western Europe; agricultural revolution; demographic transi- tion; population growth; enclosure; market; long depression; depopulation; land reclamation; capital accumulation; fertility; proletarianisation; migration; religion;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis the relationship between the rapid demographic and economic development of agrarian Sweden during the 19th century is investigated. The area in focus is the Dalbo plain in the province of Dal in western Sweden. In the 19th century, land was reclaimed to a great extent in the area. LÄS MER