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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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Symes, Ruth A.
It Runs in the Family:
(The History Press, 2013). In the quest to uncover our family history, we turn to written records, the family album and even heirlooms. However, they can often be difficult to interpret and sometimes pose more questions than they answer: Why didn't my ancestors smile for the camera? Why did great-grandfather wear a beard while his sons were clean-shaven? Why is my great-grandmother holding flowers in this photograph? Drawing on evidence from social history, women's history, and the histories of photography, art and fashion, and using examples from the lowly as well as the famous, Ruth Symes explores many aspects of ordinary life in the past - from the state of the nation's teeth, to the legal and economic connotations of wearing a wedding ring and even the business of keeping a dog. This fascinating volume aims to help family historians get to know their elusive ancestors by deciphering the wealth of personal and historical clues contained in photographs, documents and artefacts. Paperback. New book, fine. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-D15428
Keywords: 9780752497020, family history, family, families, Ruth Symes, genealogy, geneaolgical, social history, evidence, sources, research, women, old photographs, photography
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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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Yonge, Charlotte.
The Clever Woman of the Family:
(Macmillan, 4th edition, 1875). Hardback. Very good in worn leather boards. viii + 437pp. Order No. NSBK-C13692
Keywords: B00085IDW4, Charlotte Yonge, The Clever Woman of teh Family, women writers, women's writing, woman writer, females, feminine, writers, authors, authoresses, literature, fiction, Victorian, Victorian period, nineteenth century, 19th, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK
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Soliday, Gerald L.; Hareven, Tamara K.; et al eds.
History of the Family and Kinship: a Select International Bibliography
(Kraus International, 1980). Hardback. Ex library, lacks front & back endpapers, marks left by library stickers on spine, otherwise very good. xxi + 410pp. Order No. NSBK-C2305
Keywords: 0527844519, family, kinship, relationship, kin, bibliography, history, families, relationships, bibliographies, international, Soliday, Hareven
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Symes, Ruth A.
Family First: Tracing Relationships in the Past
(Pen and Sword, 2015). Husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, children, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents - these are the relationships that structure the family tree and fascinate the family historian. But how much do we really know about how our ancestors lived out these multiple roles? Buffeted this way and that by economic developments, legal changes, medical advances, Two World Wars, the rise of the Welfare State, women's emancipation and many other factors, relationships between members of our family in the past were subtly different to those of today and continually transforming. This book is both a social history of the period 1800-1950 and a practical guide on how to set about tracing and better understanding the relationships between members of your own family. What did it mean to be a father in this period, but also, how might you discover the father of an ancestor if his name is not mentioned on the birth certificate? What common ideas were held about the role of wives and mothers, but also, how were multiple births, stillbirths, abortions and infanticides dealt with in the records? What factors might have influenced the size of your ancestor's family, but also why were its children named as they were? Did pecking order in a family matter, but also, was it legal to marry a cousin, or the sister of a deceased wife? How long could people expect to live, but also what records can tell you more about the circumstances of your ancestors' last years? A final chapter considers relationships with neighbours, friends and club associates. Hardback. New book, fine in dustwrapper. 223pp. Order No. NSBK-C15530
Keywords: 9781473833883, family relationships, family trees, geneaology, geneaological, social history, ancestors, tracing ancestors, fathers, mothers, siblings, cousins, women, welfare state, infants, clubs, grandparents
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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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Austin, Frances, ed.
The Clift Family Correspondence, 1792-1846:
(Centre for English Cultural Tradition, 1991). Paperback. Very good. xv + 265pp. Order No. NSBK-A13814
Keywords: 0907426034, Clift family, letters, correspondence, epistles, epistolary, Cornwall, miller, eighteenth century, 18th
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Hewitt, Patricia.
About Time: Revolution in Work and Family Life
(IPPR, Rivers Oram, 1993). Paperback. Very good. vii + 183pp. Order No. NSBK-A14945
Keywords: 1854890409, Patricia Hewitt, work, family life, life cycle, families, employment, working women, flexible working hours
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Anderson, Christopher.
The Domestic Constitution or the Family Circle: the Source and Test of National Stability
(W.P. Kennedy, Edinburgh, new & improved edition, 1847). Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps & stickers, embossed cloth rubbed / slightly marked, a little splitting top spine end & internally at spine, otherwise good, tight. xviii + 464pp. Order No. NSBK-A5355
Keywords: B000W6Q560, domestic, domesticity, contemporary comment, history, Britain, British, England, English, family, families, nineteenth century, domestic constitution, national stability, nation, nationhood, parenthood, civilisation, parents, instruction, advice books, moral, moral constitution, mores, morality, obedience, domestic education, domestic government, obligation, right, duties, duty, responsibility, responsibilities, domestic circles, reason, rational, religion, religious, educating children, antiquarian
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