Discover Your Scottish Ancestry: Internet and Traditional Resources

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Edinburgh University Press, 2003 - Reference - 208 pages
The perfect guide to tracing your Scottish ancestors. Combining the traditional methods of researching family history with new methods offered by information technology and the internet, this book is an essential resource. Examples of family history research, lists of useful web sites and names and addresses of relevant offices, organisations and societies are provided. And a detailed bibliography is included for those who want to take their research further.The most up-to-date book on the subject, Discover Your Scottish Ancestryis the ideal tool both for those starting out and for the more experienced family history researcher, whether living in Scotland or overseas.Key Features:*Integrates traditional approaches with new technology including the web*Stresses importance of rigorous traditional methods of family history research*Includes illustrative case studies*Covers Scottish primary and secondary sources of information

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Jack Winch is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Strathclyde.

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