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OGS Publications: Genealogy, Geography, and Maps: Using Atlases and Gazetteers to Find Your Family

gengeomapsAlthea Douglas


“The author’s ‘expertise in the subject and her passion for maps shows through every page… This book is something of a ‘tour de force’ and should be required reading in genealogy courses.”

- Pat Wohler, The Renfrew Weekender

“…a great starting point for North American readers who want to explore the world of maps in more depth.”

- Paul Milner, FGS Forum

No genealogist should try to work without maps. In clear language, using numerous illustrations, the author explains the many uses of all sorts of maps to trace your ancestors? roots and travels. The author illuminates the history of map-making and defines what was meant by Canada at various times. She draws examples from Europe and Africa to underline the changes, recent and ancient, that led people to migrate. A must for your reference collection!

2006 184p full colour illustrations index

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