Hispanic Surnames And Family History

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Platt (Hispanic American Genealogical Sourcebook, Gale, 1994) examines the development of Spanish surnames in Latin America and the Hispanic United States and shows their dispersion and commonality throughout the Americas. The bibliography of Hispanic family histories includes information from newspapers, magazines, historical compilations, and monographs listed by main entry and with a subject index. Useful appendixes include a surname index to Arturo Garca Carraff's Enciclopedia Herldica y Genealgica, an important work on Spanish surnames in Spain that includes some information on Latin American families. Platt's book is the first comprehensive work on Hispanic surnames and the most extensive bibliography of family histories to date. Her pathbreaking work is essential purchase for homes and libraries with an interest in Hispanic biography, culture, genealogy, and history.-Judith P. Reid, Library of Congress
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780806314808
  • Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/8/2009
  • Pages: 350
  • Sales rank: 974,954
  • Product dimensions: 0.73 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

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