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Counting people : a DIY manual for local and family historians

Author: John S Moore
Publisher: Oakville : Oxbow Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book shows how amateur historians can use computers with appropriate programs to provide numerical illustrations of various historical topics as well as easing their researches. A final chapter covers research and publishing in local history. The bibliography provides advice on local historical studies in England and Wales and a full list of sources for population history in England and Wales as well as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Sources
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moore, John S. (John Scott), 1937-
Counting people.
Oakville : Oxbow Books, 2013
(DLC) 2013011017
(OCoLC)840937633
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John S Moore
ISBN: 9781782970385 178297038X 9781782970361 1782970363
OCLC Number: 1101621771
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 247 pages)
Contents: List of figures --
Preface --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
The agenda of local population history --
Sources and methods --
The study of medieval populations --
English population history, 1538-1837 --
The registration era, 1801-2011 --
Researching, writing, publishing --
Appendix: a case study : the population of Frampton Cotterell (Gloucs), 1086-1801 --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: John S. Moore.

Abstract:

This book shows how amateur historians can use computers with appropriate programs to provide numerical illustrations of various historical topics as well as easing their researches. A final chapter covers research and publishing in local history. The bibliography provides advice on local historical studies in England and Wales and a full list of sources for population history in England and Wales as well as guidance on the use of computers in local studies.

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