Fam­ily His­tory Nuts and Bolts: Prob­lem-Solv­ing Through Fam­ily Re­con­sti­tu­tion Tech­niques

By An­drew Todd

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - THE GUIDE -

(An­drew Todd, 108 pages, £ 8) I was de­lighted to know that this use­ful lit­tle book had been reis­sued as I have been rec­om­mend­ing it to my stu­dents for years. The new edi­tion is nearly dou­ble the size and well worth the £ 8 price.

Todd sets out to con­vince us we should re­search whole fam­ily groups rather than in­di­vid­ual an­ces­tors and his ar­gu­ments for this are good ones, with many in­ter­est­ing ex­am­ples show­ing how re­search prob­lems can be solved with th­ese tech­niques.

A highly read­able text is com­bined with equally use­ful and orig­i­nal di­a­grams. The whole book is packed with tips and in­ter­est­ing in­sights into com­mon prob­lems that we all

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