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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 Researching Family History Through Ancestors' Personal Writings looks at the kinds of (mainly unpublished) writing that could turn up amongst family papers from the Victorian period onwards - a time during which writing became crucial for holding families together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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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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O'Day, Rosemary.
The Family and Family Relationships: England, France & the United States of America
(Macmillan, 1994). Paperback. Very good. xix + 344pp. Order No. NSBK-A2713
Keywords: 0333372948, England, France, North America, family, USA, America, household, State, Church, marriage, divorce, Britain, British, English
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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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Fletcher, Ronald.
The Abolitionists: The Family and Marriage Under Attack
(Routledge, 1988). Paperback. Fine. x + 230pp. Order No. NSBK-A11039
Keywords: 0415008751, family, familes, sociology, sociologists, marriages, twentieth century, 20th, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK
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Meriam, Adele Stuart.
The Stepfather in the Family:
(Chicago UP, 1940). A Social Service Monograph of the University of Chicago. The approach is both sociological and legalistic. Meriam looks at judicial decisions and "sets out the logic and arguments on which those decisions have been based.She brings out clearly the strange dilemma created because of the position of the courts in accordance with the principle that by marriage the stepfather undertakes no obligations to the children of an earlier marriage, as over and against the logic of the older view that when he married a woman a husband took his wife with all of her liabilities." The problem of the stepfather; the stepfather as a stranger; the in loco parentis relationship; liability to support; right of stepfather to his stepchild's earnings; inheritance; right to punish; etc. Paperback. Ex library, covers yellowed, otherwise good+. x + 158pp. Order No. NSBK-A2346
Keywords: B000HBYPWQ, stepfather, step-parent, fatherhood, parenting, law, legal, America, American, American history, USA, United States, family
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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
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Tilly, Louise A.& Scott, Joan W.
Women, Work and Family:
(Routledge, rpt, 1989). Paperback. Covers soiled, a little wear to corners, otherwise good. 274pp. Order No. NSBK-C1249
Keywords: 0415902622, women, work, family, families, history, Joan W. Scott, Louise A. Tilly, economy, wage economy, living wage, economic conditions, France, French, Britain, British, England, English, industrialisation, industrialization, pre-industrial, Industrial Revolution, work, industry, women and work
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Elliot, Faith Robertson.
The Family: Change or Continuity:
(Macmillan Education, 1989). Paperback. Spine faded, otherwise very good. xi + 235pp. Order No. NSBK-C9678
Keywords: 0333329708, family, families, women's studies, feminism, feminists, women, woman, women's movement, children, twentieth century, 20th, child, abortion, marriage, parenthood, parents
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Demos, John & Boocock, Sarane Spence, eds.
Turning Points: Historical and Sociological Essays on the Family
(Chicago UP, 1978). American Journal of Sociology. Vol 84, Supplement, 1978. Paperback. Covers browned and slightly soiled, internally good. xi + 413pp. Order No. NSBK-C4613
Keywords: 0226142868, family, families, sociology, sociological, history, American Journal of Sociology, social change, demography, America, Americas, United States, USA, Canada, Canadian, Tamara K. Hareven, Carroll Smith-Rosenberg
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