Volume 45 supplement 8 (2000)



Household Strategies for Survival 1600-2000: Fission, Faction and Cooperation


Laurence Fontaine and Jürgen Schlumbohm
Household Strategies for Survival: An Introduction

Thomas Sokoll
Negotiating a Living: Essex Pauper Letters from London, 1800-1834

Jeremy Boulton
"It Is Extreme Necessity That Makes Me Do This": Some "Survival Strategies" of Pauper Households in London's West End During the Early Eighteenth Century

Montserrat Carbonell-Esteller
Using Microcredit and Restructuring Households: Two Complementary Survival Strategies in Late Eighteenth-Century Barcelona

Sabine Ullmann
Poor Jewish Families in Early Modern Rural Swabia

Dennis A. Frey, Jr
Industrious Households: Survival Strategies of Artisans in a Southwest German Town during the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Alain Marie
Individualization Strategies Among City Dwellers in Contemporary Africa: Balancing the Shortcomings of Community Solidarity and the Individualism of the Struggle for Survival

Hotze Lont
Finding the Right Balance: Financial Self-Help Organizations as Sources of Security and Insecurity in Urban Indonesia

Danyu Wang
Stepping on Two Boats: The Farming and Urban Employment Strategies of Chinese Peasants and Their Children