The Genealogist S Internet

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Author: Peter Christian
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408171155
Size: 70.17 MB
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The Genealogist S Internet by Peter Christian

Original Title: The Genealogist S Internet

This practical guide identifies the major websites and online sources of data available to family historians. It is ideal for both beginners and more experienced researchers as it explores the most useful sources and helps readers to navigate each one. The Genealogist's Internet features fully updated URLs and all of the recent developments in online genealogy. This fully updated fifth edition, endorsed by the National Archives, is the comprehensive guide for anyone researching their family history online. It covers: ·Online census records and wills, including the 1911 Census ·Civil registration indexes ·Information on occupations and professions ·DNA matching ·New genealogy websites and search engines ·Surname studies ·Passenger lists and migration records ·Information on digitised historical maps and photographs This book also includes the impact of blogging, podcasting and social networking on family history research, allowing family historians to find others with similar research interests and to share their results. Whether you want to put your family tree online, find distant relatives or access the numerous online genealogical forums, discussion groups and mailing lists, this book is a must-have.

The European History Highway

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Author: Larry N. Gerston
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765622105
Size: 59.22 MB
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The European History Highway by Larry N. Gerston

Original Title: The European History Highway

Understanding federalism is central to the study of democratic government in the United States. This book examines the historical and philosophical underpinnings of federalism; and the ways in which institutional political power is both diffused and concentrated in the United States.

The U S History Highway

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Author: Dennis A. Trinkle
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765609076
Size: 13.66 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The U S History Highway by Dennis A. Trinkle

Original Title: The U S History Highway

Complete with a CD-ROM, this specialized edition of The History Highway 3.0 guides users to the incredible amount of information on U.S. history available on the Internet like no other resource. It covers hundreds of sites, and the CD-ROM features the entire contents as PDF files with live links, so that users can put the disk into their computers, go online, and click directly to the sites. In addition, the best sites for researchers of all types are highlighted as "Editor's Choice," and there is also helpful information on using the Internet and evaluating information in an online environment.

Church History

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Author: James E. Bradley
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 0802874053
Size: 79.63 MB
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Church History by James E. Bradley

Original Title: Church History

In their widely praised, long popular Church History, James Bradley and Richard Muller lay out the guidelines, methods, and basic reference tools for research and writing in the fields of church history and historical theology. Over the years, this book has helped countless students define their topics, locate relevant source materials, and write quality papers. This revised, expanded, and updated second edition includes discussion of internet-based research, digitized texts, and the electronic forms of research tools and their uses. The bibliography of study aids has also been greatly expanded to account for many important new resources made available since the first edition was published (1995). Accessible and clear, this introduction will continue to be useful for both students and experienced scholars in the field.

Christianity In China

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Author: Xiaoxin Wu
Publisher: East Gate Book
ISBN: 9781563243370
Size: 13.15 MB
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Christianity In China by Xiaoxin Wu

Original Title: Christianity In China

Now revised and expanded to incorporate numerous new materials, this is an introduction and guide to the primary and secondary sources produced by and about Christian enterprises and individuals in China--especially missions and missionary activity--and preserved in hundreds of repositories in America. It includes data from the early eighth century through 1952, when American missionary activity in China virtually ceased. The work has become the primary source for researching American Christian activity in China. For this new edition over 60% of the institutions represented have significant changes, including the Yale Divinity School Library and Archives, the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco, and the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. Information about missions in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, in addition to updated information on mainland China, has been added. The new edition also includes updated contact information, with e-mail contacts and internet addresses for immediate contact and research, and the indices have been revised as well.

A Research Guide To The Ancient World

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Author: John M. Weeks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442237406
Size: 64.49 MB
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A Research Guide To The Ancient World by John M. Weeks

Original Title: A Research Guide To The Ancient World

The archaeological study of the ancient world has become increasingly popular in recent years. A Research Guide to the Ancient World: Print and Electronic Sources, is a partially annotated bibliography. The study of the ancient world is usually, although not exclusively, considered a branch of the humanities, including archaeology, art history, languages, literature, philosophy, and related cultural disciplines which consider the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean world, and adjacent Egypt and southwestern Asia. Chronologically the ancient world would extend from the beginning of the Bronze Age of ancient Greece (ca. 1000 BCE) to the fall of the Western Roman Empire (ca. 500 CE). This book will close the traditional subject gap between the humanities (Classical World; Egyptology) and the social sciences (anthropological archaeology; Near East) in the study of the ancient world. This book is uniquely the only bibliographic resource available for such holistic coverage. The volume consists of 17 chapters and seven appendixes, arranged according to the traditional types of library research materials (bibliographies, dictionaries, atlases, etc.). The appendixes are mostly subject specific, including graduate programs in ancient studies, reports from significant archaeological sites, numismatics, and paleography and writing systems. These extensive author and subject indexes help facilitate ease of use.

Organizing Audiovisual And Electronic Resources For Access

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Author: Ingrid Hsieh-Yee
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591580515
Size: 47.86 MB
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Organizing Audiovisual And Electronic Resources For Access by Ingrid Hsieh-Yee

Original Title: Organizing Audiovisual And Electronic Resources For Access

The definitive guide to performing descriptive cataloging and subject analysis on audiovisual and multimedia resources using AACR2r, MARC, LC subject headings, classification schemes, and other guidelines accepted by the cataloging community.

Education And Ontario Family History

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Author: Marian Press
Publisher: Dundurn
Size: 30.14 MB
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Education And Ontario Family History by Marian Press

Original Title: Education And Ontario Family History

This book outlines the resources available for education from about 1785 to the early 20th century. Many historical resources are currently being digitized, and Ontario and education are no exception. These electronic repositories are examined here, along with traditional paper and archival sources.

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