Tracing Your Baltic, Scandinavian, Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern Ancestry Online
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Media: BOOK - paperback, 188 pages
Author: A. Hart
Other: appendixes, bibliog, index
Here's how to search family history for nations bordering the Baltic Sea, the Balkans countries, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. The nations listed in this guide (all faiths) include Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Armenia, Assyria, Greece, Lebanon, Syria, and many other lands in the Middle East, the BalkansCroatia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Eastern EuropeHungary, and more.
Collecting details about people is moving toward smart card technology and its offspring. The new wave in genealogy is authentication technology. Authentication begins with new-wave technology used to gather population registers.
Compare the new technology to the old method of door-to-door census taking, tombstone tracings, and city directory publishing. No, genealogists are not using smart cards this year, but smart card technology is being used to compile population registers in Europe.
The future holds a new wave of technology used for authentication for banking transactions being applied to other areas. Currently this technology is used for collecting details for population registrars such as census taking.
The application for research is of interest to family historians, librarians, and governments. Its already in use by private industry for electronic authentication.
Family history is now about intelligent connections, whether its a population registrar, census detail, or electronic identity for banking. Smart card genealogy began in 1998 in Finland with governments seeking to put census and population registers in an electronic form that would be available to researchers, and these applications are going global.
10. Genealogy in the Balkans, Eastern Europe and the Middle East
11. Middle Eastern and Eastern Europe
12. Translating Names
13. Researching Assyrian Genealogy
14. How to Translate and Locate Without Names
15. Armenian Genealogy
16. Greek Genealogy
17. Macedonia of the Ottoman Empire Era
18. Croatia Genealogy Research
21. Searching Several Areas Formerly Under the Ottoman Empire
22. Molecular Genealogy Revolution
23. How to be a Personal Historian or Documentarian 5-Week Course
Appendix A. General Genealogy Websites
Appendix B. Multi-Ethnic Genealogy Websites
Appendix C. Bibliographies
Appendix D. List of Author's Books