Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland.

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  • Author(s): Steensel, Arie van
  • Source:
    Journal of Family History. Jul2012, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p247-269. 23p.
  • Document Type:
    Case Study
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      family strategies
      kinship
      Low Countries
      marriage and inheritance
      medieval nobility
      Zeeland
    • Abstract:
      The practices of marriage and inheritance and the representation of kinship among the medieval nobility are often studied separately, despite the argument that changes in conceptions of kinship accompanied the evolution of family structures, property transmission systems, and political organization. This article combines the practical and ideological aspects of kinship by analyzing its meaning for the nobility in late-medieval Zeeland. It demonstrates that the variety in power, wealth, and status among the noble families resulted in different reproductive strategies according to their standing and objectives. Regional institutions and property structures had a great impact on aristocratic family strategies in Zeeland, but did not result in different family structures or conceptions of lineage compared to the surrounding principalities. [ABSTRACT FROM PUBLISHER]
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    • Full Text Word Count:
      14004
    • ISSN:
      0363-1990
    • Accession Number:
      10.1177/0363199012439516
    • Accession Number:
      77340269
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      STEENSEL, A. van. Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland. Journal of Family History, [s. l.], v. 37, n. 3, p. 247–269, 2012. DOI 10.1177/0363199012439516. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=77340269. Acesso em: 28 nov. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Steensel A van. Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland. Journal of Family History. 2012;37(3):247-269. doi:10.1177/0363199012439516
    • APA:
      Steensel, A. van. (2012). Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland. Journal of Family History, 37(3), 247–269. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363199012439516
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Steensel, Arie van. 2012. “Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland.” Journal of Family History 37 (3): 247–69. doi:10.1177/0363199012439516.
    • Harvard:
      Steensel, A. van (2012) ‘Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland’, Journal of Family History, 37(3), pp. 247–269. doi: 10.1177/0363199012439516.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Steensel, A van 2012, ‘Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland’, Journal of Family History, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 247–269, viewed 28 November 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Steensel, Arie van. “Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland.” Journal of Family History, vol. 37, no. 3, July 2012, pp. 247–269. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0363199012439516.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Steensel, Arie van. “Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland.” Journal of Family History 37, no. 3 (July 2012): 247–69. doi:10.1177/0363199012439516.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Steensel A van. Kinship, Property, and Identity: Noble Family Strategies in Late-Medieval Zeeland. Journal of Family History [Internet]. 2012 Jul [cited 2020 Nov 28];37(3):247–69. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=77340269