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From Family History to Community History By Edited by W.T.R. Pryce

From Family History to Community History
by Edited by W.T.R. Pryce

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This volume 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.
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From Family History to Community History by Edited by W.T.R. Pryce

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.

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Table of Contents


List of figures and tables; Contributors; Preface; Introduction W. T. R. Pryce; Part I. People on the Move: 1. Studying migration W. T. R. Pryce and Michael Drake; 2. Aspects of English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish migrations W. T. R. Pryce and Ian Donnachie; 3. Movements into the British Isles: three complementary perspectives Monica Shelley, Peter Braham and Ruth Finnegan; 4. Using quantitive and cartographic techniques; two examples W. T. R. Pryce; Part II. Place and Community: 5. Towns and their regional settings W. T. R. Pryce; 6. Towns and villages: social divisions and spatial patterns; 7. Staying and Moving: links between migration and community Ruth Finnegan and Brenda Collins; Part III. Community And Territoriality: an Illustration: 8. Jewish East London, 1850-1950 David Englander; Part IV. Reflecting on the Issues: 9. Community and community history Ruth Finnegan and W. T. R. Pryce; Exercises: answers and comments; Acknowledgements; Index.

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GOR001391420
From Family History to Community History by Edited by W.T.R. Pryce
Edited by W.T.R. Pryce
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1994-05-27
256
0521465788
9780521465786
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