By Béla Tomka
A Social historical past of Twentieth-Century Europe bargains a scientific review on significant points of social lifestyles, together with inhabitants, kinfolk and families, social inequalities and mobility, the welfare nation, paintings, intake and relaxation, social cleavages in politics, urbanization in addition to schooling, faith and tradition. It additionally addresses significant debates and diverging interpretations of historic and social examine concerning the historical past of eu societies some time past 100 years.
Organized in ten thematic chapters, this ebook takes an interdisciplinary process, applying the equipment and result of not just background, but additionally sociology, demography, economics and political technology. Béla Tomka offers either the variety and the commonalities of eu societies taking a look not only to Western ecu nations, yet jap, relevant and Southern eu international locations to boot. an ideal advent for all scholars of eu heritage.
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At the same time, stratum-speciﬁc mortality diﬀerentials persisted in all countries, and the gap between female and male mortality widened. 1. The decline of mortality is a universal process that aﬀected the whole of Europe throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – and especially from the late nineteenth century. 45 As a result, there emerged a security of life wholly unknown before, or, as Arthur E. 46 Nevertheless, Population 25 mortality decline took diﬀerent courses in diﬀerent European regions in the twentieth century.
1). Furthermore, the collapse of the baby boom (known as ‘baby bust’) occurred at nearly the same time (around 1964) and in a similarly dramatic manner in most Western European countries. After this, fertility in most Western European societies declined to a great extent, a tendency that often further accelerated in the early 1970s. g. 23 After the mid-1970s, fertility remained at this low level. , Europe’s Population in the 1990s, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996, 49–53. countries also showed considerable fertility decline from the 1960s on.
32 2000 Sources: Jean-Paul Sardon, ‘Generation Replacement in Europe since 1900’, Population: An English Selection, vol. , Europe’s Population in the 1990s, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996, 49–53 (Western Europe 1950–1990; Southern Europe 1950–1990; East Central Europe 1950–1990); Franz Rothenbacher, The European Population, 1850–1945, Houndmills: Palgrave, 2002, CD-ROM Publication (Denmark 1903; Spain 1901–1940); OECD Factbook 2007. , Magyarország történeti demográﬁája, 896–1995, Budapest: KSH, 1997, 320 (Hungary 1900–1941); László Hablicsek, Az elso˝ és a második demográﬁai átmenet Magyarországon és Közép-Kelet-Európában, Budapest: KSH, 1995, 41 (Hungary 1970–1990).
A Social History of Twentieth-Century Europe by Béla Tomka