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Birth, death, and religious faith in an English dissenting community : a microhistory of Nailsworth and hinterland, 1695-1837 / Albion M. Urdank.

Author/Creator:
Urdank, Albion M., author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2016]
Format/Description:
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xvi, 133 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Dissenters, Religious -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- History.
Dissenters, Religious -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- Statistics.
Childbirth -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- Religious aspects -- History.
Death -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- Religious aspects -- History.
Fertility, Human -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- Religious aspects -- History.
Mortality -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- Religious aspects -- History.
Conversion -- Social aspects -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- Religious aspects -- History.
Faith -- Social aspects -- England -- Nailsworth Region -- Religious aspects -- History.
Nailsworth Region (England) -- Church history.
Nailsworth Region (England) -- Population -- History.
Summary:
"This microanalysis of population levels among Protestant dissenters in England during an era of evangelical revival uses advanced statistical methodologies to examine the demographic effects of religious conversion experiences"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Religious enthusiasm and reproduction : a probabilistic connection
Implicit narratives : textuality and emotion in demographic behavior
Baptist fertility
Anglican fertility
Mortality
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 mortality 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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781498523523
1498523528
9781498523530
OCLC:
936344685