Family history companion: fast-forward your family history search
Practical and portable, this easy to use handbook offers new insight into family history today. Drawing on the expertise of The National Archives, it explores terms, topics, sources and record types from medieval times to the present, explaining how and why they can help your own research. Equally suited to browsing or quick reference, it combines wide-ranging knowledge with practical tips and advice. Compact in format and affordably priced, it offers well-organized information including: · The latest electronic developments and advice on efficient online research · Researching minority groups (religious and ethnic) · Organizations and societies (international) · Hundreds of family history terms, acronyms and abbreviations
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