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Genealogy, public history, and cyber kinship

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The Public Historian, Volume: n/a, Issue: n/a, Pages: n/a - n/a

Swansea University Author: Regina Poertner Orcid Logo

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A short comment-style article, commissioned by the journal The Public Historian for its electronic format. The article is one of a group of four invited short papers, and discusses the history and contemporary significance of genealogy, and how genealogical research and our understanding of the subj...

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Published in: The Public Historian
Published: 2015
Online Access: https://ncph.org/history-at-work/genealogy-public-history-and-cyber-kinship/
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa26529
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Abstract: A short comment-style article, commissioned by the journal The Public Historian for its electronic format. The article is one of a group of four invited short papers, and discusses the history and contemporary significance of genealogy, and how genealogical research and our understanding of the subject are transformed by the digital revolution.
Keywords: genealogy, kinship, racial theory, National Socialist eugenics, public history, digital technology
College: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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