Aspecte juridice privind relaţiile matrimoniale în oraşul Arad în secolul al XVIII-lea
[Legal aspects of marital relations in the city of Arad in the eighteenth century]
AbstractThis study proposed, first, to carry out, based on archive documents, an incursion as regards matrimonial relationships of XVIIIth century with all legal, economic and social connotations involved. The marriage contracts studied fall into a typology more closely of what was happening in the same period in Western Europe than in South Eastern Europe. This is because such acts have emerged within the former county of Arad in the first half of the century after the establishment of Habsburg domination and after the German colonists were brought into the area. Besides the juridical problems regarding the contractual liabilities of the spouses, the status of the children, some problems related to wealth and dowry, I tried to mark out some aspects regarding the everyday life of Arad’s inhabitants in the XVIIIth century.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 27610.
Date of creation: 10 Mar 2010
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Publication status: Published in Romanian Journal of Population Studies Supplement/2010.„În că(2010): pp. 15-28
Marriage contracts; Arad county; matrimonial relationships; dissolution of marriage; dowry; children status; household; everyday life; Habsburg Empire.;
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