14. Women Work in Rural Areas: A Long-term Perspective (XII-XXI Centuries)


Alberto Morán Corte (Universidad de León / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Patricia Suárez Álvarez (Universidad de León), “They are in charge of cultivating the land and do it with determination and vigour”:  the rural women livelihoods in the 18th century in Asturias

José A. Nieto Sánchez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Rural industry in eighteenth-century New Castile: the women’s role in the organization of production

Lies Vervaet (Ghent University), Female harvest labourers in coastal Flanders (15-16th century)

Gabriel Jover-Avella (University of Girona) and Joana Maria Pujadas-Mora (Center for Demographic Studies – Autonomous University of Barcelona), Female labour-demand seasonality, geographical mobility and family reproduction in a Mediterranean agrarian system: Majorca, 1650 – 1700

Bengu Kurtege-Sefer (State University of New York at Binghamton), Rethinking gender and labor relations in Turkey’s history of agrarian capitalism in the 1960s

Alessandra Pescarolo (Istituto regionale per la programmazione economica della Toscana - Irpet), The long history of rural domestic manufacturing in the so called Third Italy

Maria Concetta Cappello (University of Lecce), Worker women of the tobacco industry in the Lecce province. Housewives and also factory and agricultural workers in the years of the economic boom

Isabelle Devos and Sofie De Langhe (Ghent University), Female labourers in early nineteenth century rural Flanders. What’s in a name?

Maria Papathanassiou (University of Athens), Female labour, life cycle and the peasant household: Looking into the working lives of women in the Austrian Alps (late 19th, first decades of the 20th century).

Gloria Martinez Dorado, Women at work and war in three rural villages of the Kingdom of Navarre: Spain, 1833-1839