Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree
Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the  African American Family Tree  -     By: Tony Burroughs
Buy Item $25.19 Retail: $27.99 Save 10% ($2.80)
In Stock
Stock No: WW84704
Simon & Schuster / 2001 / Paperback
Quantity:

Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist
Quantity:


Add To Cart


Wishlist

Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree

Simon & Schuster / 2001 / Paperback

In Stock
Stock No: WW84704


This product is not available for expedited shipping.
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.

Product Description

Finally, here is the fun, easy-to-use guide that African Americans have been waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, this book highlights some of the special problems, solutions, and sources unique to African Americans. Based on solid genealogical principles and designed for those who have little or no experience researching their family's past, but valuable to any genealogist, this book explains everything you need to get started, including: where to search close to home, where to write for records, how to make the best use of libraries and the Internet, and how to organize research, analyze historical documents, and write the family history.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 464
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.5 X 1 (inches)
ISBN: 0684847043
ISBN-13: 9780684847047

Related Products

  1. Breaking the Strongholds in the African-American Family
    Breaking the Strongholds in the African-American Family
    Dr. Clarence Walker
    Zondervan / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  2. How to Successfully Raise Young Black Men
    How to Successfully Raise Young Black Men
    Kevin D. Barnes Sr.
    Torch Legacy Publications / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $10.79 Retail: $11.99 Save 10% ($1.20)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
  3. The Genealogist's U.S. History Pocket Reference: Quick Facts & Timelines of American History
    The Genealogist's U.S. History Pocket Reference: Quick Facts & Timelines of American History
    Nancy Hendrickson
    Family Tree Books / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
  4. To Our Children's Children: Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come
    To Our Children's Children: Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come
    Bob Greene, D.G. Fulford
    Random House / 1993 / Hardcover
    $14.49 Retail: $23.95 Save 39% ($9.46)

Publisher's Description

Trace, document, record, and write your family's history with this easy-to-read, step-by-step authoritative guide.

Finally, here is the fun, easy-to-use guide that African Americans have been waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, Black Roots highlights some of the special problems, solutions, and sources unique to African Americans. Based on solid genealogical principles and designed for those who have little or no experience researching their family's past, but valuable to any genealogist, this book explains everything you need to get started, including: where to search close to home, where to write for records, how to make the best use of libraries and the Internet, and how to organize research, analyze historical documents, and write the family history.

THIS GUIDE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • real case histories that illustrate the unique challenges posed to African Americans and how they were solved
  • more than 100 illustrations and photographs of actual documents and records you're likely to encounter when tracing your family tree
  • samples of all the worksheets and forms you'll need to keep your research in order
  • a list of the traps even experienced researchers often fall into that hamper their research

Author Bio

Tony Burroughs is an internationally known genealogist, and author, who teaches genealogy at Chicago State University. He lectures throughout the United States on all aspects of genealogy, serves on the Board of Trustees for the Association of Professional Genealogists as well as other national boards, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the National Genealogical Society. He has traced two family lines back seven generations. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.