The History of the Family: An International Quarterly

The History of the Family: An International Quarterly makes a significant contribution by publishing works reflecting new developments in scholarship and by charting new directions in the historical study of the family. Further emphasizing the international developments in historical research on the family, the Quarterly encourages articles on comparative research across various cultures and societies in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim, in addition to Europe, the United States and Canada, as well as work in the context of global history. While firmly rooted in history, the Quarterly is interdisciplinary; it publishes articles on historical anthropology, historical sociology, economic history and psychology as they relate to the family and the life course.

The History of the Family: An International Quarterly publishes essays submitted by individual authors as well as special topical issues on the history of the family, the household and kinship, marriage, childhood and youth, life course and aging, and historical demography as it relates to the family. The Quarterly also publishes book review essays, methodological reports, descriptions of databases and other source materials and conference reports.

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Latest articles

Gender and fertility within the free churches in the Sundsvall region, Sweden, 1860–1921
Differences in intergenerational fertility associations by sex and race in Saba, Dutch Caribbean, 1876–2004
Inherited dimensions of infant mortality. Detecting signs of disproportionate mortality risks in successive generations
Unraveling the intergenerational transmission of fertility: genetic and shared-environment effects during the demographic transition in the Netherlands, 1810–1910
Intergenerational transmission of young motherhood. Evidence from Sweden, 1986–2009

Volume 21 (1)

Three centuries of northern population censuses
vol. 21 (1): 1-4
Residence patterns of the elderly in early eighteenth-century Iceland
vol. 21 (1): 5-20
Masculine responsibility across generations: living arrangements in a Norwegian parish around 1900
vol. 21 (1): 21-37
Mosaic: recovering surviving census records and reconstructing the familial history of Europe
vol. 21 (1): 38-60
Sweden in 1930 and the 1930 census
vol. 21 (1): 61-86
Polygamy among indigenous people of northern West Siberia in ethnographic and early census materials
vol. 21 (1): 87-100
Primary sources on the history of the Soviet family in the twentieth century: an analytical review
vol. 21 (1): 101-120
Birthplaces, migration and identity in the 2001 census for Ukraine
vol. 21 (1): 121-131

Volume 20 (4)

Editorial Board
vol. 20 (4): 0-0
Cohabitation in Europe: a revenge of history?
vol. 20 (4): 489-514
Cohabitation from illegal to institutionalized practice: the case of Norway 1972–2010
vol. 20 (4): 515-529
Stigmatized cohabitation in the Latvian region of the eastern Baltic littoral: nineteenth and twentieth centuries
vol. 20 (4): 530-545
‘As if she was my own child’: cohabitation, community, and the English criminal courts, 1855–1900
vol. 20 (4): 546-562
Education and transition from cohabitation to marriage in Lithuania
vol. 20 (4): 563-578
The unmarried couple in post-communist Romania: a qualitative sociological approach
vol. 20 (4): 579-592