The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy

The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy

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In every field of study there is one book that rises above the rest in stature and authority and becomes the standard work in the field. In genealogy that book is The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy. It instructs the researcher in the timeless principles of genealogical research, while identifying the most current classes of records and research tools. It is both a textbook and an all-purpose reference book, designed to help the present generation of family history researchers better understand and utilize all available resources. This 4th edition provides a clear, comprehensive, and up-to-date account of American genealogy--no sound genealogical project is complete without it.

This 4th edition has been completely updated, incorporating all the lastest developments, principles, and resources relevant to family history research. There are now two chapters about technology as it relates to family history research--one dealing with significant concepts and definitions and the other with specific resources and applications, including major family history websites and Internet resources. In addition, virtually every chapter provides information on Internet websites pertinent to the subject discussed in that chapter.

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Company, [2017]
Edition: 4th edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780806320663
0806320664
Call Number: 929.1 GREENWOOD
Characteristics: xvi, 778 pages : illustrations, map, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Subjects: Handbooks and manuals.
United States -- Genealogy.
Genealogy.
Archives -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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