Primary court records, Uppland, Sweden 1638, "Per Larsson's court records", (selection)

SND-ID: ext0019-1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jonas Lindström - Uppsala University, Department of History

Uppsala University, Department of Linguistics and Philology

Research principal

Uppsala University - Department of History rorId


The aim of the project is to provide a clearer picture of what men and women actually did to support themselves in early modern Sweden (approximately 1550 to 1800) and to analyze short- and long term consequences of survival strategies in general and of the gender division of labour in particular.

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Method and outcome


Not applicable

Time Method

Sampling procedure

För inkodning gjordes ett urval ur den tryckta källutgåvan med ett omfång om ca 10 200 ord. Urvalet gjordes manuellt enligt principen mål med längre text än genomsnittligt, dock inte mål som bedömdes behandla enbart ägotvister. Från denna textkorpus har ärenden med uppgift om aktiviteter beskrivna i verbfraser registrerats.

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Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Uppland

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of History

Topic and keywords

Research area

History (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social stratification and groupings (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Working conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Language technology (computational linguistics) (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Agricultural science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Economic history (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Gender studies (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

History (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Language and linguistics (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Gender and gender roles (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Labour and employment (CESSDA Topic Classification)


Pettersson, E. & Nivre, J. (2011). Automatic Verb Extraction from Historical Swedish Texts. In: Proceedings of the 5th ACL-HLT Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities. Association for Computational Linguistics, s. 87-95 .
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