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Unformatted text preview: 2. Infrastructure maintenance VI. Family A. Differences between North and South 1. Lineage group a. Weak in North outside of aristocracy b. Stronger in South, where more poor people owned land B. Generally a nuclear family C. Patriarchal, but lots of widows D. Inheritance 1. Partibleall children or sons get the same divides up holdings if population is increasing 2. Impartiblee.g., primogenitureleaves all but one person out in the cold E. Marriage 1. In North men and women marry in early twenties 2. In South bigger age discrepancy, with women in teens 3. Dowry replaced reverse dowry by end of 12 th century 4. Love had little to do with marriage 5. Celibate life in orders was an alternative F. Childrendid parents love children?...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST, ENG 100-----16 taught by Professor Alexander----walser,krall during the Spring '08 term at Ill. Chicago.
- Spring '08