Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., New York, Oxford, Wien, 2004. IX, 450 pp.
Contents: Frans van Poppel/Michel Oris: Introduction – Kevin Schürer: Leaving Home in England and Wales 1850-1920 – Martin
Dribe: Leaving Home as a Family Strategy in Times of Economic and Demographic Stress. The Case of Rural Scania, Sweden 1829-1866
– George Alter/Catherine Capron: Leavers and Stayers in the Belgian Ardennes – Renzo Derosas: A Family Affair. Marriage, Mobility,
and Living Arrangements in Nineteenth-century Venice, 1850-1869 – Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux: Patterns of Leaving «House» in
a 19th Century Stem-Family Society – Marco Breschi/Matteo Manfredini: Leaving the Family. Departures from the Household in
an Italian Rural Context during the Nineteenth-Century – Satomi Kurosu: Who Leaves Home and Why? Daughters and Sons in Two
Japanese Northeastern Villages, 1716-1870 – Mary Louise Nagata: Leaving the Village for Labor Migration in Early Modern Japan
– Mary Jo Maynes: Leaving Home in Metaphor and Practice. The Roads to Social Mobility and Political Militancy in European
Working-Class Autobiography – Tamara K. Hareven/Kathleen Adams: Leaving Home: Individual or Family Strategies – Colin G. Pooley/Jean
Turnbull: Migration From the Parental Home in Britain since the Eighteenth Century – Hilde Bras/Jan Kok: «Naturally, Every
Child Was Supposed to Work». Determinants of the Leaving Home Process in the Netherlands, 1850-1940.