Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Description:

Grain tithe (Swe: Spannmålstiondet) has often been used as an indicator of crop development. It was a tax based in the principle of one-tenth of the harvest. This database is based on the accounts of the Crown's share of the tithe for Sweden in present-day borders excluding Scania. The databases relating to the period from and including 1665, when the volume measures were uniform in the country, until the tithe was a fixed tax without further linked to harvests. The transition to the tenth occurred successively in different provinces and was essentially completed by the mid-1700s.

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0996

Description:

Grain tithe (Swe: Spannmålstiondet) has often been used as an indicator of crop development. It was a tax based in the principle of one-tenth of the harvest. This database is based on the accounts of the Crown's share of the tithe for Sweden in present-day borders excluding Scania. The databases relating to the period from and including 1665, when the volume measures were uniform in the country, until the tithe was a fixed tax without further linked to harvests. The transition to the tenth occurred successively in different provinces and was essentially completed by the mid-1700s.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

Parish

Highest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Unit of analysis:

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration
Probability: Systematic random

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Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002863

Dataset 1

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Bohuslän

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Bohuslän. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002863

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

27

Number of individuals/objects:

1944

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002864

Dataset 2

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Halland

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Halland. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002864

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

21

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002872

Dataset 3

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Jämtland and Härjedalen

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Jämtland and Härjedalen. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002872

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

54

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002865

Dataset 4

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Kopparbergs län (Dalarna)

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Kopparbergs län (Dalarna). Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002865

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

31

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002873

Dataset 5

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Örebro län (Närke and Värmland)

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Örebro län (Närke and Värmland). Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002873

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

27

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002874

Dataset 6

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Småland, Västergötland and Dalsland

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Småland, Västergötland and Dalsland. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002874

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

13

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002866

Dataset 7

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Södermanland

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Södermanland. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002866

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

27

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002875

Dataset 8

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Uppsala and Stockholms län

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Uppsala and Stockholms län. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002875

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

31

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002867

Dataset 9

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Västerbotten

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Västerbotten. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002867

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

24

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002868

Dataset 10

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Västernorrland (Gästrikland, Hälsingland, Medelpad and Ångermanland)

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Västernorrland (Gästrikland, Hälsingland, Medelpad and Ångermanland). Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002868

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

14

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002869

Dataset 11

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Västmanland

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Västmanland. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002869

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

23

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002870

Dataset 12

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Öland

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Öland. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002870

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

16

Version 1.0:

2017-03-13 doi:10.5878/002871

Dataset 13

Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Östergötland

Suggested citation:

Erik Hallberg, Martin Linde, Lotta Leijonhufvud, Lennart Andersson Palm. University of Gothenburg (2017). Harvests in Sweden before the agrarian revolution: Östergötland. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002871

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Erik Hallberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Martin Linde - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lotta Leijonhufvud - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Lennart Andersson Palm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Historical Studies

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1665 — 1800

Variables:

39

Published: 2017-03-10
Last updated: 2020-02-14