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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retol...
by Adam Rutherford

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English

Pages

416

Publication Date

September 25, 2017

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<DIV>“<B>Nothing less than a tour de force—a heady amalgam of science, history, a little bit of anthropology and plenty of nuanced, captivating storytelling.”—<I>The New York Times Book Review, </I>Editor's Choice</B><BR /><BR /> In our unique genomes, every one of us carries the story of our species—births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration, and <I>a lot</I> of sex.<BR /><BR /> But those stories have always been locked away—until now.<BR /><BR /> Who are our ancestors? Where did they come from? Geneticists have suddenly become historians, and the hard evidence in our DNA has blown the lid off what we thought we knew. Acclaimed science writer Adam Rutherford explains exactly how genomics is completely rewriting the human story—from 100,000 years ago to the present.<BR /><BR /><I>A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived</I> will upend your thinking on Neanderthals, evolution, royalty, race, and even redheads. (For example, we now know that at least four human species once roamed the earth.) Plus, here is the remarkable, controversial story of how our genes made their way to the Americas—one that’s still being written, as ever more of us have our DNA sequenced.<BR /><BR /> Rutherford closes with “A Short Introduction to the Future of Humankind,” filled with provocative questions that we’re on the cusp of answering: Are we still in the grasp of natural selection? Are we evolving for better or worse? And . . . where do we go from here?</DIV>
Company Men - Volume 12 - James Short
by Gail Morin

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English

Pages

2008

Publication Date

December 12, 2017

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Twelfth in a series of Company Men, this volume is a report of known descendants of James Short. This family history includes four generations and witnessed events and notes for baptisms, marriages, burials, employment history, scrip applications, censuses, treaties, annuity payments, participation in the Riel Rebellion, etc.
The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy
by Blaine Bettinger

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 13, 2016

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<div><b>Unlock the secrets in your DNA!</b><br /><br /> Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide is a one-stop resource for how to use DNA testing for genealogy. Inside, you'll find guidance on what DNA tests are available, plus the methodologies and pros and cons of the three major testing companies and advice on choosing the right test to answer your specific genealogy questions. And once you've taken a DNA test, this guide will demystify the often-overwhelming subject and explain how to interpret DNA test results, including how to understand ethnicity estimates and haplogroup designations, navigate suggested cousin matches, and use third-party tools like GEDmatch to further analyze your data. To give you a holistic view of genetic testing for ancestry, the book also discusses the ethics and future of genetic genealogy, as well as how adoptees and others who know little about their ancestry can especially benefit from DNA testing.<br /><br /> The book features:<ul><li>Colorful diagrams and expert definitions that explain key DNA terms and concepts such as haplogroups and DNA inheritance patterns</li><li>Detailed guides to each of the major kinds of DNA tests and which tests can solve which family mysteries, with case studies showing how each can be useful</li><li>Information about third-party tools you can use to more thoroughly analyze your test results once you've received them</li><li>Test comparison guides and research forms to help you select the most appropriate DNA test and organize your results and research once you've been tested</li></ul>Whether you've just heard of DNA testing or you've tested at all three major companies, this guide will give you the tools you need to unpuzzle your DNA and discover what it can tell you about your family tree.</div>
Mastering Genealogical Documentation (NGS Special Topics Series B...
by Thomas Jones

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English

Pages

556

Publication Date

July 06, 2017

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A guide to learning the principles of accurate and flexible genealogical documentation for your family history.<br /><br />Genealogical documentation gives your work credibility. Without adequate documentation, a well-researched family history or tree looks like fiction. Mastering Genealogical Documentation teaches genealogists how to cite all kinds of sources clearly, completely, and accurately—including sources for which no model citation exists. In this new step-by-step guidebook, Dr. Thomas W. Jones presents a fresh view on the art of documentation. Readers will learn how to describe and cite their sources with artistry, clarity, conciseness, completeness, and competence so that their work will meet the genealogy field's published standards.<br /><br />Mastering Genealogical Documentation provides a foundation in the principles, logic, and decisions that underpin genealogical documentation. Learning principles, patterns, and logic gives genealogists flexibility and choice as they create their own structured documentation.<br /><br />This essential text offers exercises at the end of each chapter (with answers at the back of the book) to reinforce concepts and provide opportunities for practice.
Mastering Genealogical Proof
by Thomas W. Jones

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English

Pages

225

Publication Date

December 04, 2013

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Mastering Genealogical Proof aims to help researchers, students, and new family historians reconstruct relationships and lives of people they cannot see. It presents content in digestible chunks. Each chapter concludes with problems providing practice for proficiently applying the chapter’s concepts. Those problems, like examples throughout the book, use real records, real research, and real issues. Answers are at the back of the book along with a glossary of technical terms and an extensive resource list.
Les Blockchains : Petit guide pour comprendre la technologie derr...
by Antoine Deposé

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French

Pages

92

Publication Date

December 10, 2017

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La crypto-monnaie et son architecture pertubatrice, le Blockchain, est à l'origine de la plus grande révolution dans le secteur de la finance des 100 dernières années.<br /><br />On parle beaucoup du concept de blockchain, mais que signifie vraiment ce terme ? Qu'est-ce que la technologie blockchain ? En quoi est-ce important ?<br /><br />Ces questions ne sont pas toujours résolues comme elles le méritent dans la marée de titres au sujet de monnaies numériques utilisant des blockchains.<br />Par conséquent, beaucoup de personnes ont une compréhension incomplète de cette nouvelle technologie transformatrice et des ses implications massives pour l'avenir.<br /><br />Ce livre ne cherche pas à sonder les profondeurs de la magie mathématique utilisée pour coder les applications basées sur le blockchain, mais plutôt à servir d'introduction à l'achitecture plus large et au fond conceptuel derrière la technologie blockchain.<br /><br />Nous adopterons une approche pratique et examineront comment les Blockchains sont utilisés dans le monde réel.<br /><br />Vous apprendrez dans ce guide court et conci :<br /><br />Brève Histoire de la Technologie Blockchain<br />Bases du Blockchain : Gérer les Transactions Numériques<br />Qu'est-ce qu'un Grand Livre Distribué ?<br />Le Blockain Au-delà du Bitcoin<br />Les Implications du Blockchain : Big Data, Confidentialité et Données Personnelles<br />Profiter des Technologies Blockchain<br />Limitations & Défis du Blockchain<br />L'avenir du Blockchain<br /><br />Depuis des siècles, les gens se sont appuyés sur des Institutions Centralisées corrompues comme les banques et les gouvernements, intermédiaires lors du stockage et de la négociation des actifs financiers.<br /><br />TOUT est sur le point de changer ...<br /><br />Assurez-vous d'agir et de rejoindre la Révolution Financière en lisant ce livre !
Writing Your Legacy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Your Life...
by , Cheryl Svensson

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English

Pages

246

Publication Date

April 29, 2015

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<div><p>Craft a meaningful life story!</p><p>A written legacy of your life--one that encompasses experiences, lessons learned, failures and triumphs--is a gift your family and friends will cherish for years to come. Writing this story may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Writing Your Legacy is a step-by-step guide to chronicling a life story that reflects your true self. Through a series of 35 guided themes, as well as supplementary exercises, you'll explore milestones, relationships, career paths, and major choices, and leave an eloquent record of your life for future generations.</p><p>You'll also learn how to:</p><ul><li>Become the hero of your story</li><li>Employ vibrant sensory details</li><li>Discover your unique voice</li><li>Dig up memories from your childhood and teen years</li><li>Overcome writer's block, address common fears, and stay motivated</li><li>Prepare your story for publication</li></ul>Writing your life story can grant you insight and clarity, help you heal past wounds, and serve as a treasured account you'll be proud to share. Your story deserves to be told. Capture the spirit of your life with <i>Writing Your Legacy</i>.</div>
Reunited: An Investigative Genealogist Unlocks Some of Life's Gre...
by Pamela Slaton

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

May 08, 2012

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<p>As seen on "20/20"!</p><p>In this poignant and heartwarming narrative, renowned genealogist Pamela Slaton tells the most striking stories from her incredibly successful career of reconnecting adoptees with long-lost birth parents <br />After a traumatic reunion with her own birth mother, Pamela Slaton realized two things: That she wanted to help other adoptees have happier reunions with their birth families, and that she had the unique skill to do so – a strong ability to find what others could not. </p><p>Reunited shares the riveting stories of some of Pam's most powerful cases from her long career as an investigative genealogist, and the lessons learned along the way. From the identical twins separated at birth, unknowingly part of a secret study on development, to the man who finally met his birth mother just in the nick of time, Reunited is a collection of these unforgettable moments, told by the woman who orchestrated and witnessed them first-hand. Both heartbreaking and inspiring, they will move anyone who knows the true life-affirming power of family.</p>
Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy
by Alison Weir

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English

Pages

400

Publication Date

April 18, 2011

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<p>'George III is alleged to have married secretly, on 17th April, 1759, a Quakeress called Hannah Lightfoot, daughter of a Wapping shoemaker, who is said to have borne him three children. Documents relating to the alleged marriage, bearing the Prince's signature, were impounded and examined in 1866 by the Attorney General. Learned opinion at the time leaned to the view that these documents were genuine. They were then placed in the Royal Archives at Windsor; in 1910, permission was refused a would-be author who asked to see them. If George III did make such a marriage when he was Prince of Wales, before the passing of the Royal Marriages Act in 1772, then his subsequent marriage to Queen Charlotte was bigamous, and every monarch of Britain since has been a usurper, the rightful heirs of George III being his children by Hannah Lightfoot, if they ever existed.' From <i>Britain's Royal Families</i> </p><p><i>Britain's Royal Families</i> is a unique reference book. It provides, for the first time in one volume, complete genealogical details of all members of the royal houses of England, Scotland and Great Britain - from 800AD to the present. Here is the vital biographical information relating not only to each monarch, but also to every member of their immediate family, from parents to grandchildren. Drawing on countless authorities, both ancient and modern, Alison Weir explores the royal family tree in unprecedented depth and provides a comprehensive guide to the heritage of today's royal family.</p>
First Metis Families of Quebec Volume 2 Jean Nicolet and a Nipiss...
by Gail Morin

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English

Pages

372

Publication Date

November 18, 2017

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In this second editoin volume, ten generations of Jean Nicolet's native daughter Madeleine or Euphrosine Nicolet's descendants are followed until about 1800. Her most notable descendant is Andre Carriere, born 30 March 1779 and baptized the next day at Boucherville. Andre arrived in the early Red River Settlement area of Manitoba about 1802-1805. His marriage to Angelique Dion or Lyon resulted in eleven children. Many of his descendants remained in Western Canada, but they are also found on the rolls of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa of North Dakota and the Little Shell Band of Indians in Montana.

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