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    DescriptionFrom the makers of the award-winning BBC series and Dr Nick Barratt, the UK's leading authority on family history, comes the definitive, must-have guide to researching your family's roots and bringing your family history to life. Containing all you need to know whether you're a new beginner or more experienced researcher. Covering all access levels, from the new beginner to the more experienced researcher, the Encyclopedia of Genealogy is a comprehensive master class in solving the mysteries of your personal heritage. Begining with advice on the very first steps, before providing a detailed explanation of the range of sources you will encounter when trying to flesh out your ancestor's lives. The Encyclopedia is divided into sections, each a fascinating standalone reference article so that you can easily pick and mix the relevant information according to the route your journey through your family history takes you. The Encyclopedia of Genealogy guides you through: * Getting started, including research planning, sources, how to construct a family tree and working online * Going further, combining historical context (from military history to migration and family secrets) with practical advice on sources * Troubleshooting the most common problems such as common surnames and missing ancestors * Surname databases * Use of DNA such as DNA profiling services * Organisational tools such as designing a website and information about software and community projects. Everything you need to bring alive your family tree.


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    Title
    "Who Do You Think You Are?" Encyclopedia of Genealogy
    Subtitle
    The Definitive Reference Guide to Tracing Your Family History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nick Barratt
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 1,479 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007261994
    ISBN 10: 0007261993
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: WQY
    DC22: 929.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    BISAC V2.8: REF013000
    Thema V1.0: GBC, WQY
    Illustrations note
    60 b/w illus
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Harper
    Publication date
    01 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Dr Nick Barratt trained as a medieval historian and now acts as a historical consultant and researcher in the media. He has been the primary genealogist on Who Do You Think You Are? from the first series and was consultant on the Bafta nominated Seven Wonders of the Industrial World. He is also a columnist for the Daily Telegraph and behind the launch of the Who Do You Think You Are? Live exhibition.
    Review quote
    Praise for the TV Series: 'Combining personal quest, social history and autobiography, it proved a triumphant mixture.' Daily Telegraph