British Family, Local and Social History Research

British Family, Local and Social History Research
Records, geographical-historical background, paleography, and methods for reconstruction of individual families and development of demographic and family history studies in England, Scotland, and Wales.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHIST 217
 ProgramsContaining HIST 350
Course Outcomes

Historical Research

Students will be able to explain and use fundamental genealogical (and some historical) resources and methodologies for English and Welsh research since 1700

Critical Analysis

Students will evaluate, analyze, and corroborate genealogical information from both original and compiled sources. Students will know and use established citation standards.

Research on Individuals

Students will explain how various pieces of information are combined in order to trace the same individual over various records and across the lifespan

Linking Generations

Students demonstrate how evidence is used to prove the links between generations