Inheritance in Family Business. The "Long" Merchant Family: Problems Concerning Generation Change
Journal article, Peer reviewed
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Original versionScandinavian Journal of History 2002, 27(4) 10.1080/03468750216056
This article deals with how problems of generation change were dealt with in merchant houses in a Norwegian city in the period 1680-1820. Mobilization of networks, marriage strategies, careful distribution of inheritance and ways of getting round the inheritance rules are discussed.