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From Family History to Community History : Studying Family and Community History - W.T.R. Pryce

From Family History to Community History

Studying Family and Community History

By: W.T.R. Pryce (Editor)

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Published: 27th May 1994
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This is the second volume in a major new initiative in the study of local history, designed to equip students and amateur enthusiasts with a mastery of the basic techniques and concepts required to pursue the subject in depth. From Family History to Community History explores population movements, spatial divisions and social structures in town and countryside, and gives pointers as to the meaning of 'community'. Regional settings, the idea of 'place', and changes over time are also examined, with special attention being paid to the patterns and the processes of all forms of migration. These themes give rise to new research ideas in family and community history.

List of figures and tables
Contributors
Preface
Introduction
People on the Move
Studying migration
Aspects of English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish migrations
Movements into the British Isles: three complementary perspectives
Using quantitive and cartographic techniques; two examples
Place and Community
Towns and their regional settings
Towns and villages: social divisions and spatial patterns
Staying and Moving: links between migration and community
Community And Territoriality: an Illustration
Jewish East London, 1850-1950
Reflecting on the Issues
Community and community history
Exercises: answers and comments
Acknowledgements
Index
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ISBN: 9780521460026
ISBN-10: 0521460026
Series: Studying Family and Community History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 27th May 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.68