Geography and Genealogy: Locating Personal Pasts

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Dallen J. Timothy, Jeanne Kay Guelke
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Science - 190 pages
This volume is possibly the first ever book to address the geographical and scholarly aspects of Genealogy. It highlights tools and information sources used by geographers and their application to family history research. Furthermore, it examines family history as a socio-cultural practice, including the activities of tourism, archival research and DNA testing.
 

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Consisting of academic essays relating to the interaction of geography and genealogy, some chapters remain relevant for today's researchers while advances date others. The chapters covering online ... Read full review

Contents

TOOLS SOURCES AND IMPLICATIONS
21
Parcel Mapping
43
A Genealogy of Environmental Impact Assessment
63
One Womans Letters
83
The Internet Digital Archives
99
Tourism and the Search for a Personal Past
115
Index
185
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Dallen J. Timothy is Professor and Program Director, Tourism Development and Management, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University, USA. Jeanne Kay Guelke is Professor Emerita in the Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, Canada.

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