The Resource Surnames, DNA, and family history, George Redmonds, Turi King, and David Hey

Surnames, DNA, and family history, George Redmonds, Turi King, and David Hey

Label
Surnames, DNA, and family history
Title
Surnames, DNA, and family history
Statement of responsibility
George Redmonds, Turi King, and David Hey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these offer for every kind of genealogical research. It focuses on British names, tracing their origins to different parts of the British Isles and Europe and revealing how names often remain concentrated in the districts where they first became established centuries ago. In the process the book casts fresh light on the ancient peopling of the British Isles. Theauthors consider why some names die out, and how others have spread across the globe. They use recent advances in D
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
929.1072041
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CS2505
LC item number
.R43 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Surnames, DNA, and family history, George Redmonds, Turi King, and David Hey
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-223) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1 By-names; 2 Hereditary Surnames; 3 Expansion and Decline; 4 Distribution and Migration; 5 Linguistic and Social Factors; 6 Meaning and Method; 7 DNA and Surnames; 8 The Link between Surname and Y Chromosome Type; 9 The Wider Picture; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Names; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Y; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; W
Control code
ocn760884535
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191618154
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35371997
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)760884535
  • acaebk0191618152

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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