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The Oxford Guide to Family History

By: Hey, David

Price: $19.95  $18.95

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2002

Our Product Number: ENG018

ISBN: 0192803131

Condition: New


Index. 646 pages. Much more than a guide to the mechanics of constructing a family tree, this helpful book suggests ways of broadening your own family research to look at what life was like for people of centuries past. Drawing on the oral tradition, financial records, gravestones, or census records, one may, for instance, learn how a family earned their living, what a person was like, or what religion they were. Offering practical advice on how to get started, where to find records, and how to decipher early styles of handwriting, The Oxford Guide to Family History is essential to lear... View more info