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Research in Agrarian history

Agrarian history stretches from the oldest times until the present. The emphasis is on the people of the agrarian societies, their social and economic situation och their relation to nature, the landscape and the society. 

Here we present our research activities within the subject area - with projects and publications.

Agrarian history has been a subject at SLU since 1994 and researchers from natural sciences as well as human and social sciences.

The research area is multidisciplinary, which demands various methods to answer the questions we seek answers for. One important method is to interpret written sources, hostorical maps and illustrations. Another important method is to analyze the landscape through botanical inventory, collection of paleo-ecological material and find traces of historical land use.

Division of Agrarian History

Head of Division

Jesper Larsson, Research Fellow at KVHAA/Senior Lecturer, +4618671853
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