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To Part or Not to Part: Emigration and Inheritance Institutions in Nineteenth-Century Hesse-Cassel

  • Wegge, Simone A.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 36 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 30-55

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