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Author Thoen, Irma.

Title Strategic affection? : gift exchange in seventeenth-century Holland / Irma Thoen.

Publication Info. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (285 pages).
Series Solidarity and identity
Solidarity and identity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-282) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Defining the Gift -- Gifts in Theory -- Sources and Methodology -- Part I: Practices of Gift Exchange -- Daily Hospitality -- Hospitality at Calendar Feasts -- Hospitality and Rites of Passage -- Other Gifts -- Networks of Exchange -- Part II: Gifts and Meanings -- A. Rites of Passage -- Marriage and Cooking Pots -- Birth and Christening Gifts -- Death and Support through Poetic Letters -- B. Hospitality -- The Organisation of Hospitality -- Discourses on Hospitality -- Hospitality towards Professional Contacts: Tailors and -- Wet Nurses -- Stadholders and Forced Hospitality -- Hospitality and Reciprocity -- Part III: Terms and Conditions of Exchange -- Brotherly Exchange -- Friendly Exchange -- Professional Exchange -- Literary Exchange -- Part IV: Comparison in Time -- Practices of Exchange -- Discourses on Exchange in the Letters to the Future -- Cultural Conventions -- Conclusion.
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Summary In the series Solidarity and Identity a highly readable study of gift-giving in seventeenth- century Holland across the social spectrum of the period.
Language English.
Subject Gifts -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.
History: specific events and topics.
Society and social sciences.
Sociology and anthropology.
Gifts. (OCoLC)fst00942628
Netherlands. (OCoLC)fst01204034
Sociale relaties.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1600-1700
Indexed Term Multi-User.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Thoen, Irma. Strategic affection?. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2007 9053568115 9789053568118 (OCoLC)84611943
ISBN 9781429472654 (electronic bk.)
1429472650 (electronic bk.)
9789048503438 (electronic bk.)
9048503434 (electronic bk.)
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