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Masada [DVD]
Masada [DVD]
Dvd ~ Peter O'Toole
Price: £5.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars They don't make `em like this anymore, 12 Aug. 2011
This review is from: Masada [DVD] (DVD)
A good old epic tale with modern parallels. Having been to Masada, I loved the scenic location shots and the dramatic recreation of what is now a silent and ghostly monument in the Dead Sea Plain.


Israel and the Palestinian Territories (Lonely Planet Country Guides)
Israel and the Palestinian Territories (Lonely Planet Country Guides)
by Michael Kohn
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Always carry it with you, 12 Aug. 2011
This region is small enough to navigate easily by bus, packed with some of the most important historical locations in world history, but can sometimes be dangerous if you do not know what you are doing. This book is an indispensable guide, always carry it with you.


Kibbutz Volunteer
Kibbutz Volunteer
by Victoria Pybus
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars A useful guide, 12 Aug. 2011
This review is from: Kibbutz Volunteer (Paperback)
Information on becoming a kibbutz volunteer is not widely available on the net, so this is a useful resource for those considering it.


Beer and Bagels for Breakfast
Beer and Bagels for Breakfast
by John Carson
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Brought the memories rushing back., 12 Aug. 2011
A light, entertaining account of kibbutz life showing the laughs, loves and politics of living in an enclosed agricultural community (and adventures outside). It brought all my memories of life as a kibbutz volunteer rushing back.


Who Do You Think You Are Collection (Series 1-4 and 'How to Trace Your Family' DVD)
Who Do You Think You Are Collection (Series 1-4 and 'How to Trace Your Family' DVD)

4.0 out of 5 stars Occasionally cringe-making, but mostly inspiring, 12 Aug. 2011
Compelling viewing and a diverse range of historical backgrounds to a diverse range of `celebs'. It does not show the hours of research that go into producing an hour long episode, but the presentation of the final package did inspire me to give it a go. The famous obligatory `crying' scene where the subject weeps over the harrowing circumstances of a long forgotten relative can be cringe-making; for this reason the stories of Jeremy Clarkson and Boris Johnson are my favourites, they both prefer to keep a thoughtful stiff upper lip and sense of humour throughout.


Your Family Tree Online: How to trace your ancestry from your own computer
Your Family Tree Online: How to trace your ancestry from your own computer
by Graeme Davis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Where to look for records at the click of a mouse, 12 Aug. 2011
This book demonstrates how the internet has transformed family history from the preserve of learned genealogists to one of the world's most popular amateur hobbies. No more draughty churchyards or dusty records offices, it shows you where to look at the click of a mouse from the comfort of your living room.
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Wills and Probate Records: A Guide for Family Historians (Readers Guides)
Wills and Probate Records: A Guide for Family Historians (Readers Guides)
by Nigel Taylor
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stripped away the difficulties of knowing just where to look, 12 Aug. 2011
Hunting down wills was a neglected area of my family history research and they are often the most revealing sources you can find. This book helped strip away the difficulties of knowing just where to look by listing some very useful contacts.


The family tree detective: A manual for tracing your ancestors in England and Wales (Family Tree Detective)
The family tree detective: A manual for tracing your ancestors in England and Wales (Family Tree Detective)
by Colin D. Rogers
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful for getting through brick walls, 11 Aug. 2011
A vey useful reference source for those hitting brick walls in areas of their family history research. Probably written for more experienced genealogists than complete novices, but this does not detract from it at all.


Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History
Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History
by Mark D Herber
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars An excellent companion to online resources, 11 Aug. 2011
An excellent companion to the many online resources available for genealogy. I use it as a reference book, rather than reading cover-to-cover, but it is authoritative and does not feel like it will quickly become dated like similar books.


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