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Contacting Relatives By Peter Amsden
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For those interested in family history and feeling the need to contact living relatives. Sound advice and suggestion on the best approach to make.
The Accidental Archivist By Peter Amsden
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Now that we are on the verge of an information overload, the current interest in preserving records of our past has become a matter of importance. In this book I have chosen to use as an example the... More > popular interest in genealogy, but this will easily translate into almost any subject matter. I have concentrated largely on those items that are likely to find their way into the hands of archivists who never imagined that they would be one. Those who will now have the duty of guardian until such time as it needs to be passed to another generation. But in as orderly and secure manner as possible. If you are planning to archive anything from family history to railway history, I am sure that you will find much thoughtful and helpful information. Everything from photographs to sound recordings, film and computer data are considered, but with an eye to the future, when new technologies of data storage could bring about considerable changes in the way archives are managed.< Less
Plant Identification - A pocket Glossary By Peter Amsden
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This book is for those who seek to identify wild flowers and plants by using traditional guides. Many of these do not include adequate glossaries and some people will be referring to books written... More > many years ago where archaic terms may be used. This offers help with unraveling the mysteries of pedicels and peduncles; simply explained and with drawing to help.< Less
Shanghai Images 1903 By Peter Amsden
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Shanghai 1903. A time when Western culture and business, driven by the opium trade,turned a part of China into a Western enclave. Begun in 1842 by the 'unequal' treaty, it persisted until 1940, and... More > was at one time considered the most decadent city on earth,< Less
Astrid Zydower - Her Life & Works By Peter Amsden
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The work of Astrid Zydower has a significant place in the sculpture of the 20th century. She was considered by Richard Buckle to be one of the greatest realist sculptors in the world since Epstein... More > and Rodin: An accolade with which Epstein agreed. During her lifetime she fought against publicity, and there was never a specific exhibition devoted to her, but this book attempts to reveal her genius, by gathering together some of the many photographs taken of her and her work. To this has been added a short biography assembled from my own and other people’s memories of this remarkable person. It will be seen that not only was she a brilliant artist, but a sincere friend and confidant to those who knew her. With a foreword by the Earl & Countess of Harewood.< Less

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