The Family Tree Historical Atlas of Germany

The Family Tree Historical Atlas of Germany

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Delve into German history with beautiful historical maps and useful, comprehensive timelines. This book will help you untangle the complicated mess that is German history, tracing how state boundaries have changed throughout the centuries. With 100-plus full-color maps, this gorgeous atlas will guide you from the region's earliest days to the Holy Roman Empire and from Unification (1871) to Reunification (1990). The book also provides detailed summaries of major events in German history, giving you the tools you need to find records in various time periods. Inside, you'll find: * Curated maps of German states from medieval times to present, each with detailed captions to explain what the map depicts and why it can be useful in research * Extensive histories of Germanic regions to walk you through the country's complex past * Beautiful, full-colour maps bound in a hardcover format that makes a great gift for historians and genealogists AUTHOR: James M. Beidler has become one of the go-to people on German family history. He's written two books on the subject, The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide (2014) and Trace Your German Roots Online (2016), and is a columnist for German Life magazine. He also edits Der Kurier, the quarterly journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society, and is an instructor for the three German-themed courses in the online Family Tree University. Beidler also has written the award-winning "Roots & Branches" weekly genealogy column/blog for twenty years and frequently speaks on German genealogy at the country's largest genealogy conferences. 100 colour illustrations
Publisher: Canada :, F+W Media,, 2019.
ISBN: 9781440354649
Characteristics: 240 pages


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