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Temporalities and Transitions of Family History in Europe: Competing Accounts

Department of History, University of Luzern, 3, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland
Genealogy 2019, 3(2), 28; https://doi.org/10.3390/genealogy3020028
Received: 11 April 2019 / Revised: 14 May 2019 / Accepted: 27 May 2019 / Published: 29 May 2019
Standard collective publications on European family history manifest large differences in their temporal structure. This article examines three examples from different countries and currents of research for the last five centuries. It discusses the question of whether, and to which degree, time theory can be applied to adjust and balance investigations of the domestic domain in the long run. For that purpose, this article uses the theoretical framework of US-American scholar Andrew Abbott. His work has provided important inputs for contemporary family research. Can we also use it for long-term investigations? View Full-Text
Keywords: family history; long-term approach; Europe; temporalities; periodization family history; long-term approach; Europe; temporalities; periodization
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Mathieu, J. Temporalities and Transitions of Family History in Europe: Competing Accounts. Genealogy 2019, 3, 28.

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