Birth, Death, and Religious Faith in an English Dissenting Community: A Microhistory of Nailsworth and Hinterland, 1695-1837

Birth, Death, and Religious Faith in an English Dissenting Community: A Microhistory of Nailsworth and Hinterland, 1695-1837

by Albion M Urdank

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498523523
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/18/2015
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Albion M. Urdank is associate professor of modern British and European history at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Religious enthusiasm and reproduction: a probabilistic connection
Chapter 3: Implicit narratives: textuality and emotion in demographic behavior
Chapter 4: Baptist fertility
Chapter 5: Anglican fertility
Chapter 6: Mortality
Conclusion
Appendix 1: Fecund fertility rates by timing of female Baptist conversion
Appendix 2: Spacing of Selected Birth Intervals (Baptist)
Appendix 3: Fecund fertility rates by Anglican and Baptist female conversion: Fecundity length
Appendix 4: Fecund fertility rates from combined Anglican and Baptist by female conversion
Appendix 5: Spacing of Selected birth intervals (Anglican)
Appendix 6: Infant and child morality and burial rates
Appendix 7: Age-specific adult burial rates 1695–1837: overall and by gender, tables A and B
Appendix 8: Age-specific adult burial 1695–1768 and 1769–1837: life-table analyses

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