Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealogy: The definitive reference guide to tracing your family history (Text Only)

Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealogy: The definitive reference guide to tracing your family history (Text Only)

by Nick Barratt
     
 

(This edition does not include illustrations.)Covering all access levels, from the new beginner to the more experienced researcher, the Encyclopedia of Genealogy is a comprehensive master class in solving the mysteries of your personal heritage.Beginning with advice on the very first steps, before providing a detailed explanation of the range of sources you will…  See more details below

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(This edition does not include illustrations.)Covering all access levels, from the new beginner to the more experienced researcher, the Encyclopedia of Genealogy is a comprehensive master class in solving the mysteries of your personal heritage.Beginning with advice on the very first steps, before providing a detailed explanation of the range of sources you will encounter when trying to flesh out your ancestor's lives.The Encyclopedia is divided into sections, each a fascinating standalone reference article so that you can easily pick and mix the relevant information according to the route your journey through your family history takes you.The Encyclopedia of Genealogy guides you through:• Getting started, including research planning, sources, how to construct a family tree and working online• Going further, combining historical context (from military history to migration and family secrets) with practical advice on sources• Troubleshooting the most common problems such as common surnames and missing ancestors• Surname databases• Use of DNA such as DNA profiling services• Organisational tools such as designing a website and information about software and community projects.Everything you need to bring alive your family tree.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007372782
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/29/2013
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
544
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Dr Nick Barratt obtained a PhD in history from King's College London in 1996.

Nick has his own weekly column in the Daily Telegraph called The Family Detective and has published several books, including Tracing the History of Your House (TNA, 2nd ed, 2006), The Family Detective (2006) and Who Do You Think You Are 2 (2005) and 3(2006) to accompany the TV series two and three, as well as the Who Do You Think You Are Encyclopedia of Geneology.

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