Geography and Genealogy: Locating Personal Pasts
This volume is possibly the first ever book to address the geographical and scholarly aspects of Genealogy. It highlights tools and information sources used by geographers and their application to family history research. Furthermore, it examines family history as a socio-cultural practice, including the activities of tourism, archival research and DNA testing.
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Consisting of academic essays relating to the interaction of geography and genealogy, some chapters remain relevant for today's researchers while advances date others. The chapters covering online ... 閱讀評論全文
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