Project

The old maid. Analysis of the survival strategies of never married women during the early modern period. Case-study: the region of Bruges, 1730-1850

Duration
01 January 2007 → 30 September 2012
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • History
  • Social sciences
    • Economic history
    • Demography
Keywords
women's history socio-economic history historical demography
 
Project description

The goal of this study is to analyse the strategies that never married women employed to secure their survival in different production systems during the 18th century.