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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 Researching Family History Through Ancestors' Personal Writings looks at the kinds of (mainly unpublished) writing that could turn up amongst family papers from the Victorian period onwards - a time during which writing became crucial for holding families together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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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
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Peace, Helen F.
The Pretended Family: A Study of Domestic Labour in Lesbian Families
(Leicester UP, June 1993). Discussion Papers in Sociology, NoS93/3. Paperback. Covers slightly creased, otherwise good+. 45pp. Order No. NSBK-C11406
Keywords: women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, lesbians, lesbianism, sexuality, homosexuality, family, families, domestic labour, housework, roles, sociology, sociologists
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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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Van Every, Jo.
Heterosexual Women Changing the Family: Refusing to Be a Wife
(Taylor & Francis, 1995). Hardback. Very good in dustwrapper. x + 165pp. Order No. NSBK-C14018
Keywords: 0748402837, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, women's history, woman, women, women's studies, female, females, feminine, gender, heterosexuality, sexuality, twentieth century, 20th, family, families, sexual roles, household, anti-sexist, households, domestic labour, marriage, mothers, mothering, feminism, feminists
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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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Lofthouse, W.F.
The Family and the State:
(Epworth Press, 1944). The Social Service Lecture, 1944. Hardback. Red boards slightly bubbled & darkened, otherwise very good. 145pp. Order No. NSBK-C2442
Keywords: B0007IV87O, family, state, Britain, British, England, English, history
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Symes, Ruth A.
Stories from Your Family Tree: Researching Ancestors within Living Memory
(The History Press, 2009). Paperback. New book, fine. x + 172pp. Order No. NSBK-A14177
Keywords: 075095082X, family tree research, Ruth A. Symes, genealogy, genealogical, history, family history, families, social history, North West England, Wigan, Liverpool, Tanzania, Tanganyika, Manchester, death, birth, mortality, census, working class, working classes, Lancashire, Symes, Sachak, Wilkinson, Daniels, Cooke, lodgers
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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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Waldfogel, Jane.
Women Working for Less: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Family Gap
(STICERD, 1993). A discussion paper. Paperback. Biro annotation on front cover, otherwise very good. 61pp. Order No. NSBK-C10415
Keywords: B000HBZR3C, women, women's work, women and work, gender, family, families, economy, economics, wages, pay, twentieth century, 20th, Britain, British, England, English, history
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