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Critical Family History: An Introduction

Department of Teacher Education, California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA 93955, USA
Genealogy 2020, 4(2), 64;
Received: 8 June 2020 / Accepted: 11 June 2020 / Published: 13 June 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Genealogy and Critical Family History)
Critical family history challenges historians to ask about their ancestors. Who else (what other groups) was around, what were the power relationships among groups, how were these relationships maintained or challenged over time, and what does all this have to do with our lives now? These are different questions from the questions most family historians ask. This introductory essay elaborates on what critical family history is and where the concept came from, then provides a brief overview of the articles included in this Special Issue. View Full-Text
Keywords: critical theories; critical family history; genealogy critical theories; critical family history; genealogy
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