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Author Weil, Fran├žois

Title Family trees : a history of genealogy in America / Fran├žois Weil
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents Lineage and family in colonial America -- The rise of American genealogy -- Antebellum blood and vanity -- "Upon the love of country and pride of race" -- Pedigrees and the market -- Everybody's search for roots
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Genealogy -- Social aspects -- United States.
National characteristics, American.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012044769
ISBN 0674076346 (electronic bk.)
9780674076341 (electronic bk.)