About the Author
Dallen J. Timothy is Professor and Program Director, Tourism Development and Management, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University, USA. Jeanne Kay Guelke is Professor Emerita in the Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, Canada.
Table of Contents
Contents: Locating personal pasts: an introduction, Jeanne Kay Guelke and Dallen J. Timothy; Part I Tools, Sources, and Implications for Geography and Family History: The unfolding tale of using maps in genealogical research, Melinda Kashuba; Genealogy, historical geography, and GIS: parcel mapping, information synergies, and collaborative opportunities, Mary B. Ruvane and G. Rebecca Dobbs; A genealogy of environmental impact assessment, William Hunter; Knitting the Transatlantic bond: one woman's letters to America, 1860-1910, Penny L. Richards; Remaking time and space: the internet, digital archives and genealogy, Kevin Meethan. Part II Genealogy as a Cultural Practice: Genealogical mobility: tourism and the search for a personal past, Dallen J. Timothy; Genealogy as religious ritual: the doctrine and practice of family history in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Samuel M. Otterstrom; Genetics, genealogy and geography, David C. Mountain and Jeanne Kay Guelke; Conclusion: personal perspectives, Dallen J. Timothy and Jeanne Kay Guelke; Index.