Search by author, title, keyword or ISBN :
    View Basket View your basket
Return to home page
In the search for Family, we found: 157 perfect matches, 0 partial matches and 0 other matches.
 
Next | Previous | View Basket | Checkout Viewing page 5 of 16.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 ... 16
Symes, Ruth A.
It Runs in the Family:
(The History Press, 2013). In the quest to uncover our family history, we turn to written records, the family album and even heirlooms. However, they can often be difficult to interpret and sometimes pose more questions than they answer: Why didn't my ancestors smile for the camera? Why did great-grandfather wear a beard while his sons were clean-shaven? Why is my great-grandmother holding flowers in this photograph? Drawing on evidence from social history, women's history, and the histories of photography, art and fashion, and using examples from the lowly as well as the famous, Ruth Symes explores many aspects of ordinary life in the past - from the state of the nation's teeth, to the legal and economic connotations of wearing a wedding ring and even the business of keeping a dog. This fascinating volume aims to help family historians get to know their elusive ancestors by deciphering the wealth of personal and historical clues contained in photographs, documents and artefacts. Paperback. New book, fine. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-D15428
Keywords: 9780752497020, family history, family, families, Ruth Symes, genealogy, geneaolgical, social history, evidence, sources, research, women, old photographs, photography
Price £13.99. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Lynch, Katherine A.
Family, Class and Ideology in Early Industrial France: Social Policy and the Working-Class Family, 1825 - 1848
(Wisconsin UP, 1988). Paperback. Fine. xii + 272pp. Order No. NSBK-A5913
Keywords: 0299117944, social policy, family, families, social history, class, working class, working-class, working classes, France, French, Europe, Europeans, European, nineteenth century, industry, industrial, social policy, workers, demography, demographic, population, labour, labor
Price £3.25. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Wilson, S.J.
Women, the Family and the Economy:
(McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd, 2nd edit., 1981). Paperback. Covers slightly chipped, otherwise very good. 194pp. Order No. NSBK-C10517
Keywords: 0075488353, women, women and work, women workers, women's studies, women's history, gender, employment, Britain, British, twentieth century, 20th, England, English, twentieth century, 20th, careers, labour, labor, sex, salary, salaries, wages, economy, economic, women's work, family, families
Price £15.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Porter, Susan L. ed.
Women of the Commonwealth: Work, Family and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century Massachusetts
(Mass UP, 1996). Paperback. Very good. viii + 240pp. Order No. NSBK-C8449
Keywords: 1558490051, women, woman, women's history, Commonwealth, American, USA, United States, family, children, social changes, nineteenth century, Victorian, womanhood, gender, ethnicity, race, class, jobs, employment, employees, employers, families, sisterhood, women's studies, Massachusetts, Boston, Bostonians
Price £8.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Mintz, Steven.
A Prison of Expectations: The Family in Victorian Culture
(New York UP, 1983). Hardback. Very good in slightly edgeworn dustwrapper. xiii + 234pp. Order No. NSBK-A11601
Keywords: 0814753884, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, family, families
Price £10.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Bigwood, Rosemary.
The Scottish Family Tree Detective: Tracing Your Ancestors in Scotland
(Manchester University Press, 2006). Paperback. Brand new, fine. xiv + 292pp. Order No. NSBK-C14639
Keywords: 9780719071850, family tree, geneaology, geneaological, history, Scotland, Scottish, ancestors, Scots, archives, population, demography, parish registers, census, research, birth, marriage, death
Price £12.99. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Symes, R. A.
Tracing Your Ancestors Through Letters and Personal Writings: a Guide for Family Historians
(Pen and Sword, 2016). Could your ancestors write their own names or did they mark official documents with a cross? Why did great-grandfather write so cryptically on a postcard home during the First World War? Why did great-grandmother copy all the letters she wrote into letter-books? How unusual was it that great-uncle sat down and wrote a poem, or a memoir? Researching Family History Through Ancestors' Personal Writings looks at the kinds of (mainly unpublished) writing that could turn up amongst family papers from the Victorian period onwards - a time during which writing became crucial for holding families together and managing their collective affairs. With industrialisation, improved education, and far more geographical mobility, British people of all classes were writing for new purposes, with new implements, in new styles, using new modes of expression and new methods of communication (e.g. telegrams and postcards). Our ancestors had an itch for scribbling from the most basic marks (initials, signatures and graffiti on objects as varied as trees, rafters and window ledges), through more emotionally-charged kinds of writing such as letters and diaries, to more creative works such as poetry and even fiction. This book shows family historians how to get the most out of documents written by their ancestors and, therefore, how better to understand the people behind the words. Paperback. New book, fine. ix + 270pp. Order No. NSBK-A15529
Keywords: 9781473855434, family, geneaology, family trees, geneaological, diaries, social history, family historians, ancestors, literacy, correspondence, journals, autobiographies, signatures, commonplace books
Price £10.99. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Albin, Mel and Cavallo, Dominick, eds.
Family Life in America, 1620-2000:
(Adelphi University, 1921). Paperback. Good. ii + 345pp. Order No. NSBK-C12319
Keywords: 0960372606, B000O74UL4 family, families, US, USA, United States, United States of America, America, American, The States, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth, century, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th
Price £15.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Soliday, Gerald L.; Hareven, Tamara K.; et al eds.
History of the Family and Kinship: a Select International Bibliography
(Kraus International, 1980). Hardback. Ex library, lacks front & back endpapers, marks left by library stickers on spine, otherwise very good. xxi + 410pp. Order No. NSBK-C2305
Keywords: 0527844519, family, kinship, relationship, kin, bibliography, history, families, relationships, bibliographies, international, Soliday, Hareven
Price £14.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Strachey, Barbara.
Remarkable Relations: The Story of the Pearsall Smith Family
(Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980). Hardback. Very good+ in dustwrapper. 351pp. Order No. NSBK-C13649
Keywords: 0575028238, Pearsall Smith, Barbara Strachey, Edwardian, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th, family, families, biography, biographies, biographical, lives, life, life histories, life history
Price £8.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Next | Previous | View Basket | Checkout | Top Viewing page 5 of 16.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 ... 16


To contact us, email: enquiries@naomisymes.com
Click to browse by topics relating to:
Family
Families
Twentieth century
Women's history
Nineteenth century
Marriage
Victorian
Gender
20th
United Kingdom
UK
Social history
Motherhood
Children
Sociology
Female
Women's studies
Work
19th
Sexuality
Class
Demography
Feminine
Feminism
United States
America
Economy

View Other Categories