The Rural Habitat in Arad County during the Eighteenth Century

STUDII OF DEMOGRAFIE ISTORICA, Secolele XVII-XXI, pp. 469-486, Corneliu Pădurean, Ioan Bolovan, eds., Editura Gutenberg, Arad, 2010

18 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2010

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Eugen Ghita

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Date Written: December 13, 2010

Abstract

The present study aims to investigate in terms of quantitative and qualitative perspectives the rural habitat in the county of Arad during the eighteenth century. The dynamics of settlements, their evolution over the century, changes occurred in the types of environments were conducted in conjunction with the policy of the new imperial authorities and in accordance with the populationist policy of the Habsburg Empire.

The rural habitat which predominated in the Arad County suffered changes of great importance not only just as a consequence of the official systematization policy, but also as a result of the constant demographical increase which occurred in the eighteenth century.

Keywords: Arad county, rural habitat, settlements, Habsburg Empire, eighteenth century

JEL Classification: J10, J11

Suggested Citation

Ghita, Eugen, The Rural Habitat in Arad County during the Eighteenth Century (December 13, 2010). STUDII OF DEMOGRAFIE ISTORICA, Secolele XVII-XXI, pp. 469-486, Corneliu Pădurean, Ioan Bolovan, eds., Editura Gutenberg, Arad, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1724562

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