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Title:
A student's guide to Japanese American genealogy
Author:
Yamaguchi, Yōji, 1963-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1996.
Physical Description:
vii, 168 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780897749794
Format :
Book

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Material Type
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Status
Central Library E184.J3 Y335 1996 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Reference-Ethnic Collection
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Summary

Summary

... this is a well-written and rich resource. -- School Library Journal review of A Student's Guide to British American GenealogyThis groundbreaking series is the first to explain the how-to's of genealogical research in simple, jargon-free language. The Oryx American Family Tree Series explores how to research family history for 12 different ethnic groups. Each volume begins with an overview of the group's historical and cultural background, then guides readers through each step in tracing their own genealogical heritage, with practical advice on how to-- locate important family documents and other vital sources of information-- conduct interviews with family members and record eyewitness accounts of key events-- use the latest electronic research tools-- research your background if you are adopted or come from a nontraditional family-- preserve family history for future generationsEach volume is written in a friendly, narrative style and is extensively illustrated with full-color and black-and-white photographs. Hundreds of valuable resources unique to each ethnic group are also listed and annotated, including genealogical organizations, books, magazines, journals, videos, and special libraries and archives.The Oryx American Family Tree Series provides an easy-to-follow road map for anyone interested in tracing a family history -- from junior high and high school students to adults who require a basic primer. Every library will want to make this practical, highly readable series available to its patrons.Each volume is produced as a sturdy 6 x 9 casebound publication, 192 pages, and printed on acid-free paper.


Author Notes

YOGI YAMAGUCHI is the author of Face of a Stranger, a novel. He currently lives in New York City, where he works in the publishing industry.


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