A Dictionary of Family History: The Genealogists' abc download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jonathan Scott

A Dictionary of Family History: The Genealogists' abc download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jonathan Scott year 2017
  • Book name: A Dictionary of Family History: The Genealogists' abc
  • Author: Jonathan Scott
  • Release date: 2017/8/9
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781473892521
  • Rating: 9.65 of 10
  • Votes: 327
  • Review by: Kingsley Flint
  • Review rating: 7.04 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/30
  • Total pages: 247
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Part encyclopedia, part dictionary, part almanac - Jonathan Scott's Dictionary of Family History doesn't claim to be exhaustive, but it is practical, easy to use, entertaining and genuinely informative. It is the kind of book you can dip into or use as a starting point for deeper study, and it is the essential companion for experienced family historians and for anyone who is approaching this fascinating subject for the first time. Thousands of A to Z entries are full of intriguing facts. There are definitions, timelines and terminologies, details of archives and websites as well as advice on research methods and explanations of genealogical peculiarities and puzzles that would test the knowledge of even veteran researchers. Longer entries explaining the mechanics of the first census and other major sources and records rub shoulders with simple one-line definitions of obscure terms, useful addresses and signposts to little-known but rewarding corners of family, local and social history. This concise, clear and wide-ranging compendium of helpful, sometimes surprising information is a valuable reference tool for everyone in the field.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H43M56S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Reference Works, Genealogy, Heraldry, Names & Honours, Genealogy
  • Available formats: EPUB, DOC, WORD, PDF, SNB, TXT, TCR, PNG. Compressed in ZIP, CHM, Z, ALZ, TZO, RAR, AZW
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive, Mediafire, Torrent, SandCage, CmisSync, AnonFile.com, BitShare, FileServe, Dropbox, Google Drive
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.36 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x20.32mm
  • Weight: 249.48g
  • Printed by: Pen & Sword Family History
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom
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