The Resource A dictionary of family history : the genealogists' ABC, Jonathan Scott

A dictionary of family history : the genealogists' ABC, Jonathan Scott

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A dictionary of family history : the genealogists' ABC
Title
A dictionary of family history
Title remainder
the genealogists' ABC
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Scott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scott, Jonathan
Dewey number
929.103
Index
no index present
LC call number
CS414
LC item number
.S36 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genealogy
  • Genealogy
  • Research
  • Great Britain
Label
A dictionary of family history : the genealogists' ABC, Jonathan Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-90)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781473892521
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017385307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957522603
  • 800705
  • (OCoLC)ocn957522603
  • 800705
Label
A dictionary of family history : the genealogists' ABC, Jonathan Scott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-90)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781473892521
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017385307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957522603
  • 800705
  • (OCoLC)ocn957522603
  • 800705

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