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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 Researching Family History Through Ancestors' Personal Writings looks at the kinds of (mainly unpublished) writing that could turn up amongst family papers from the Victorian period onwards - a time during which writing became crucial for holding families together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
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Moss, Peter & Fonda, Nickie, eds.
Work and the Family:
(Temple Smith, 1980). Hardback. Very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. 224pp. Order No. NSBK-C1436
Keywords: 0851171990, work, family, twentieth century, sociology
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Harris, C.C.
The Family: an Introduction
(G.A. & Unwin, 2nd impression, 1970). Paperback. Covers soiled / browned and corners chipped, otherwise a good working copy. viii + 212pp. Order No. NSBK-A1313
Keywords: Britain, British, England, English, history, family, families, kinship, mobility, community, marriage, nuclear family, sociology
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Hewitt, Patricia.
About Time: Revolution in Work and Family Life
(IPPR, Rivers Oram, 1993). Paperback. Very good. vii + 183pp. Order No. NSBK-A14945
Keywords: 1854890409, Patricia Hewitt, work, family life, life cycle, families, employment, working women, flexible working hours
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Dyhouse, Carol.
Feminism and the Family in England, 1880-1939:
(Basil Blackwell, 1989). Out-of-print paperback. Paperback. Scattered ink annotation not affecting legibility, otherwise good. vi + 204pp. Order No. NSBK-C5789
Keywords: 0631167366, feminism, women, history, family, Victorian, Britain, British, England, English, nineteenth century, twentieth century, domestic, domesticity, marriage, sexuality, private sphere, separate spheres, economic, reproduction, childbirth, childcare, families
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Westwood, Sallie.
All Day Every Day: Factory and Family in the Making of Women's Lives
(Pluto Press, 1984). Paperback. Cover soiled and bent, otherwise good. viii + 259pp. Order No. NSBK-C12713
Keywords: 0861047605, ethnicity, work, labour, factory, factories, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, women's work, women and work, family, children, twentieth century, 20th, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, feminism, feminists, shopfloor, Asians, Indians, hosiery, Needletown
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Cavan, Ruth Shonle.
The American Family:
(Thomas Y. Crowell, 5th printing, 1956). Hardback. Slightly musty, back cover board blotched, otherwise good. xiv + 658pp. Order No. NSBK-C1527
Keywords: 0690064217, America, sociology, United States, USA, U.S.A., family
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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
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Collier, Frances.
The Family Economy of the Working Classes in the Cotton Industry, 1784-1833:
(MUP, rpt., 1968). Edited by R.S. Fitton. Hardback. Page edges soiled, spine ends slightly bumped, otherwise good+ in soiled and torn dustwrapper. x + 94pp. Order No. NSBK-A11761
Keywords: 0719000181, economy, economics, economic, finances, financial, Family, familes, cotton, cotton industry, factory, factories, Industrial Revolution, industrial, industrialisation, industrialization, nineteenth century, eighteenth century, industry, work, 18th, 19th
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Arlott, John.
Island Camera: The Isles of Scilly in the photography of the Gibson Family
(David and Charles, 1972). Written in collaboration with Rex Cowan and Frank Gibson. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Hardback. Boards and fly leaf slightly soiled, otherwise good + in torn dustwrapper. 110pp. Order No. NSBK-A10434
Keywords: 0715357743, Isles of Scilly, Gibson family, families, islands, photos, photography, photographs, Scillonians, ships, shipping, coasts, coastal, sea birds, Victorian, twentieth century, Edwardian, nineteenth century, 19th
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