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Genealogy

  • Tracing Your Manchester and Salford Ancestorsby Sue Wilkes

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 16.32

    For readers with family ties to Manchester and Salford, and researchers delving into the rich history of these cities, this informative, accessible guide will be essential reading and a fascinating source of reference. Sue Wilkes outlines the social and family history of the region in a series of concise chapters. She discusses the origins of its... more...

  • Tracing Your Nonconformist Ancestorsby Stuart A Raymond

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 12.51

    We all have Nonconformist ancestors. In the mid-nineteenth century almost half of the English population were Nonconformists. And there were very few villages where there was not at least one Nonconformist chapel. Local and family historians need to be aware of the diversity of Nonconformity, and of the many sources which will enable them to trace... more...

  • The Family Tree Historical Atlas of American Citiesby Allison Dolan; Family Tree Editors

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49

    Journey to the big city! Explore your ancestors' hometowns! This book guides you through American history by looking at the United States' sixteen most populous and historically influential cities, such as New York, Chicago, Boston, New Orleans, and Baltimore. Each section features beautiful, full-color maps published at crucial points in each... more...

  • Ottonian Queenshipby Simon MacLean

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 94.99

    The first full study in English of the queens of the Ottonian dynasty, who dominated Continental Europe in the tenth and early eleventh centuries; presenting original arguments about the nature and origins of queenly power and seeing it as a product of the dynamics of European politics in the decades after the collapse of the Carolingian Empire. more...

  • Kings of Georgian Britainby Catherine Curzon

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.77

    For over a century of turmoil, upheaval and scandal, Great Britain was a Georgian land. From the day the German-speaking George I stepped off the boat from Hanover, to the night that George IV, bloated and diseased, breathed his last at Windsor, the four kings had presided over a changing nation. Kings Georgian Britain offers a fresh perspective... more...

  • Tracing Your Glasgow Ancestorsby Ian Maxwell

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.60

    Tracing Your Glasgow Ancestors is a volume in the series of city ancestral guides published by Pen & Sword for readers and researchers who want to find out about life in Glasgow in the past and to know where the key sources for its history can be found. In vivid detail it describes the rise of Glasgow through tobacco, shipping, manufacturing and trade... more...

  • Double Exposureby Brian Johnstone

    Saraband 2017; US$ 7.99

    A touching story of family secrets, long-lost relatives and childhood in the post-war years. Two revelations, each coming to light 20 years apart following the deaths of his father and mother, prompt Brian Johnstone to turn a poet?s eye on his 1950s childhood and explore his parents? lives before and during World War II. His double set of discoveries... more...

  • Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbookby Nancy Hendrickson

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.79

    Your Step-by-Step Guide to Ancestry.com! Ancestry.com keeps growing, but how can you find your ancestors on the huge and ever-changing site? In this workbook, an essential companion to the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com , you'll learn how to use Ancestry.com to its full advantage with detailed guides to searching Ancestry.com's digitized records.... more...

  • Le sang des Lecaby Marc Archippe

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    Cent ans d?une histoire familiale, traversant la guerre de 1870 et celle de 1914, jusqu?aux années cinquante. À la fin du 19ème siècle, un homme quitte Evisa et ses montagnes corses pour s?engager dans les armées du second empire. Cet homme simple, voire frustre et sans éducation, participera aux batailles de son temps et se mariera à Paris. De... more...

  • Women's Names in Old Englishby Elisabeth Okasha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This monograph provides an in-depth study into the issue of vernacular names in Old English documents. Specifically, it challenges the generally accepted notion that the sex of an individual is definitively indicated by the grammatical gender of their name. In the case of di-thematic names, the grammatical gender in question is that of the second element... more...