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Forest Finns vs. Swedish Commons

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dc.contributor.author Wedin, Maud en_US
dc.contributor.author Berge, Erling en_US
dc.contributor.author Carlsson, Lars en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-31T14:24:35Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-31T14:24:35Z
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2007-07-27 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2007-07-27 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/65
dc.description.abstract "The Savolax expansion 1400-1500; Svidden cultivation as a general; Svidden cultivation made by forest Finns; spruce forest, slash- and burn, forest rye; Svidden 'culture': Access to land more important than ownership, using large areas; Extended expansion to Scandinavia, first Sweden, later Norway and even the colony New Sweden. Also migration east and southwards (religion). Reasons for migration (push-): Civil war, war against Russia, deterioration of climate, overpopulation, taxation (noble people who were granted land as reward for instance Ruovesi and Rautalampi) (and pull) the search for new svidden areas. Two choices: change the way to support themselves or migrate. The state asked for new settlements, gave about six years of freedom from taxation." en_US
dc.publisher Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Commons: Old and New en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ISS Rapport, no. 70 en_US
dc.subject history en_US
dc.subject common pool resources--history en_US
dc.title Forest Finns vs. Swedish Commons en_US
dc.type Book Chapter en_US
dc.type.published published en_US
dc.coverage.region Europe en_US
dc.coverage.country Sweden en_US
dc.subject.sector History en_US
dc.subject.sector Forestry en_US
dc.identifier.citationpages 59-60 en_US
dc.identifier.citationpubloc Trondheim, Norway en_US
dc.submitter.email efcastle@indiana.edu en_US


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