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- F+W Media 2012; US$ 4.00 US$ 3.28
What websites should you visit first to trace your family tree? How do you figure out which family history websites have the information you need? Don't get overwhelmed by sifting through thousands of internet sites?take your family history research further faster by using the very best websites for genealogists. In this e-book, the editors of Family... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.29
Break through your brick walls! Your family history research is humming along just fine ? you've discovered a trove of old letters here, a census and a birth certificate there. Then something genealogists call a brick wall stops you cold: You can't find the record you need. Your great-grandmother's maiden name eludes you. You don't know where your... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 8.99
What was it like to serve as an airman in the Second World War, as a pilot, a bomb aimer, or aerial gunner, or as a trainee pilot in 1913, a Zeppelin chaser during the First World War, or serve as a Wren fitter in the Fleet Air Arm or as a member of the ground crew who are so often overlooked in the history of Britain?s air arm? And how can you find... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
The National Book Award-winning author of So Long, See You Tomorrow offers an astonishing evocation of a vanished world, as he retraces, branch by branch, the history of his family, taking readers into the lives of settlers, itinerant preachers, and small businessmen, examining the way they saw their world and how they imagined the world to come. ... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
Genealogy has long been one of humanity's greatest obsessions. But with the rise of genetics, and increasing media attention to it through programs like Who Do You Think You Are? and Faces of America, we are now told that genetic markers can definitively tell us who we are and where we came from. The problem, writes Eviatar Zerubavel, is that biology... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 21.86
Much family history focuses on digging around archives and web searches. Here, Karen Foy shows that our attics and cupboards can often hide a treasure trove of personal documents and ephemera. Boxes full of photographs, hastily written notes, old tickets, postcards, ration books, a soldier's hat, a bundle of letters, perhaps a diary, are all invaluable... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
Ever wanted to understand more about your ancestors' sea travel? What was life like aboard ship for both passengers and crew, how long did the journey take, what kind of conditions could be expected and what exotic locations might they have visited along the way? Following the tried and tested routes established by cargo ships, Karen Foy describes... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2013; US$ 17.71
This rich and darkly funny novel is about family history and the risk and power of knowledge. 'I want to tell you a story about my mother, although of course it is also mine - inherited, along with dangly earlobes and a horror of deep water.' Janine's mother had an obsession: her ancestry. But what she uncovered was a colourful assortment of characters... more...