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  • The Hare With Amber Eyesby Edmund de Waal

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.61

    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far... more...

  • Collins Dictionary Of Surnames: From Abbey to Mutton, Nabbs to Zouchby Leslie Dunkling

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Dictionary of Surnames is the definitive guide to the origin and meaning of British surnames by one of Britain?s leading authority on names. more...

  • Collins Dictionary Of Surnames: From Abbey to Mutton, Nabbs to Zouchby Leslie Dunkling

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Dictionary of Surnames is the definitive guide to the origin and meaning of British surnames by one of Britain?s leading authority on names. more...

  • A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogyby Michael Dunn

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 15.99

    Use online tools to discover your family's history! Today, with millions of records available online, it's never been easier to chart your family history and discover your roots. But with hundreds of ancestors just a click away, where do you start? This book guides you through the genealogy process with easy-to-understand strategies for researching... more...

  • Family History Record Bookby James B. Bell

    University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50

    The Family History Record Book was first published in 1980. The Family History Record Book is designed to provide tools for research into your family's history. Following the principles outlined in Searching for Your Ancestors, James B. Bell, a historian and lecturer, has collected charts and forms that will help organize your information. He provides... more...

  • The Jive Talkerby Samson Kambalu

    Random House 2008; US$ 23.13

    Samson Kambalu's father wore three-piece, London-made suits from the Sixties. He'd planned to be a doctor but settled for hospital administration and a peripatetic lifestyle with his ever expanding family in tow. He is 'the Jive Talker' of this extraordinary memoir - a man of thwarted ambition, boundless optimism and manic philosophising, he died... more...

  • Women's Names in Old Englishby Elisabeth Okasha

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    This book 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. While modern scholars have generally felt no difficulty is distinguishing male from female names,... more...

  • Surnames, DNA, and Family Historyby George Redmonds; Turi King; David Hey

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these offer for every kind of genealogical research. It focuses on British names, tracing their origins to different parts of the British Isles and Europe and revealing how names often remain concentrated in the districts where they... more...

  • Very British Family, Aby Laura Trevelyan

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 19.00

    It is a rule that no Trevelyan ever sucks up either to the press, or the chiefs, or the ?right people?. The world has given us money enough to enable us to do what we think is right. We thank it for that and ask no more of it, but to be allowed to serve it? G.M. Trevelyan The Trevelyans are unique in British social and political history: a family... more...

  • The Irish Roots Guideby Tony McCarthy

    The Lilliput Press 1991; US$ 8.74

    Tony McCarthy's book gives invaluable advice for anyone setting out on the elusive trail of their ancestors.' - Sunday Press Irish genealogy now attracts unprecedented interest both at home and abroad. Many who try to trace their roots, however, are disappointed. This practical, fact-filled book can turn failure into success. The Irish Roots Guide... more...