Kees Mandemakers, Jan Kok and Hilde Bras (ed.)
Van geboortebank tot collaboratory. De Historische Steekproef Nederland (HSN) [From a database of births to a collaboratory. The Historical Sample of the Netherlands]. Special issue Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 182 pages
In 1989 the initiative of the Historical Sample of the Netherlands (HSN) was presented to the scientific community. In the first article of this theme issue Jan Kok, Kees Mandemakers and Hilde Bras discuss the development of the database and raise the question to what kind of research the founders of the HSN had in mind and to what extent this has been realized the last twenty years. Other contributions are from Frans van Poppel, Jona Schellekens and Evelien Walhout (Excess mortality of girls), Mattijs Vandezande and Koen Matthijs (Effect of sex and family composition on literacy), Angélique Janssens (Women during the first demographic transition), Jan Kok en Hilde Bras (Dispersal of siblings) and Jan Kok en Kees Mandemakers (Co-resident kin in Dutch households).
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