family history societies

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family history societies

Federation of Family History Societies

Federation of Family History Societies

Federation of Family History Societies

Jacob's Well: A Case for Rethinking Family History. By Joseph A. Amato (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2008. xvi plus 279 pp.)

E. A. Wrigley, et al. English Population History from Family Reconstitution, 1580–1837. (Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time, number 32.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 1997. Pp. xxii, 657. $85.00

Suzanne Desan. The Family on Trial in Revolutionary France. (Studies on the History of Society and Culture, number 51.) Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 2004. Pp. xiv, 456. $50.00

Dean L. May. Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850–1900. (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Pp. xiii, 313. $44.95

Family, Culture and Society in the Diary of Constantijn Huygens Jr., Secretary to Stadholder-King William of Orange. By Rudolf Dekker (Leiden, Brill, 2013. 208 pp. £84.00)Theoretical Discussions of Biography: Approaches from History, Microhistory, and Life Writing. Edited by Hans Renders and Binne de Haan (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2013. 456 pp. $159.00)

B. N. Mironov. Sotsial'naia istoriia Rossii perioda imperii (XVIII-nachalo XX v.): Genezis lichnosti, de-mokraticheskoi sem'i, grazhdanskogo obshchestva ipra-vovogo gosudarstva [A Social History of Russia (Eighteenth to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century): The Origin of Individualism, the Democratic Family, Civil Society, and Law-governed State]. St. Petersburg: “Dmitrii Bulanin.” In two volumes. 1999. Pp. 547; 566 and Boris N. Mironov. The Social History of Imperial Russia, 1700–1917. Assisted by Ben Eklof. Boulder, Colo.: Westview. In two volumes. 2000. Pp. xxxiv, 562; ix, 398

Durba Ghosh. Sex and the Family in Colonial India: The Making of Empire. (Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 2006. Pp. xi, 277. $85.00., Mrinalini Sinha. Specters of Mother India: The Global Restructuring of an Empire. (Radical Perspectives: A Radical History Review Book Series.) Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. 2006. Pp. xiii, 366. Cloth $84.95, paper $23.95

Bryan W. Ball. The Seventh-Day Men: Sabbatarians and Sabbatarianism in England and Wales, 1600–1800. New York: Clarendon Press of Oxford University Press. 1994. Pp. xi, 402. $65.00 and Christopher W. Marsh. The Family of Love in English Society, 1550–1630. (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Pp. xvii, 305. $59.95


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Societies normally hold monthly meetings, organize visits, publish a journal, provide a library, and undertake tasks such as recording monumental inscriptions, or transcribing and indexing census returns. They have been crucial to the great growth of interest in family history since the 1970s. See also Federation of Family History Societies.

Subjects: History.

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