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The oral history reader

Author: Robert Perks; Alistair Thomson
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Including the articles on key issues, this edition is an anthology of articles and pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. It details issues in the theory and practice of oral history,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Perks; Alistair Thomson
ISBN: 041534302X 9780415343022 0415343038 9780415343039
OCLC Number: 156738464
Description: pages cm
Contents: Black history, oral history, and genealogy / Alex Haley --
The voice of the past : oral history / Paul Thompson --
What makes oral history different / Alessandro Portelli --
Popular memory : theory, politics, method / Popular Memory Group --
Do I like them too much? : effects of the oral history interview on the interviewer and vice-versa / Valerie Yow --
Reflections on women's oral history : an exchange / Susan H. Armitage and Sherna Berger Gluck --
Listening in the cold : the practice of oral history in an Argentine working-class community / Daniel James --
Oral history and the digital revolution : toward a post-documentary sensibility / Michael Frisch --
Interviewing an interviewer / Studs Terkel with Tony Parker --
Learning to listen : interview techniques and analyses / Kathryn Anderson and Dana C. Jack --
Ways of listening : different approaches to interviewing / Hugo Slim and Paul Thompson, with Olivia Bennett and Nigel Cross --
Interviewing the women of Phokeng : consciousness and gender, insider, and outsider / Belinda Bozzoli --
Issues in cross-cultural interviewing : Japanese women in England / Susan K. Burton --
Family myths, memories, and interviewing / Ruth Finnegan --
Life history interviews with people with learning disabilities / Jan Walmsley --
Navigating life review interviews with survivors of trauma / Mark Klempner --
Remembering a Vietnam War firefight : changing perspectives over time / Fred Allison --
Surviving memory : truth and inaccuracy in Holocaust testimony / Mark Roseman --
Anzac memories : putting popular memory theory into practice in Australia / Alistair Thomson --
Structure and validity in oral evidence / Trevor Lummis --
Oral history and the study of communities : problems, paradoxes, and possibilities / Linda Shopes --
Telling tales : oral history and the construction of pre-Stonewall lesbian history / Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy --
Memory work in Java : a cautionary tale / Ann Laura Stoler with Karen Strassler --
That's not what I said : interpretative conflict in oral narrative research / Katherine Borland --
Evidence, empathy, and ethics : lessons from oral histories of the Klan / Kathleen Blee --
Oral history in the archives : its documentary role in the twenty-first century / Ellen D. Swain --
Voice, ear, and text : words, meaning, and transcription / Francis Good --
Reminiscence as literacy : intersections and creative moments / Jane Mace --
What the wind won't take away : the genesis of Nisa--the life and words of a Kung woman / Marjorie Shostak --
Authoring in sound : aural history, radio, and the digital revolution / Charles Hardy III --
The future of oral history and moving images / Dan Sipe --
The exhibition that speaks for itself : oral history and museums / Anna Green --
Linked : a landmark in sound, a public walk of art / Toby Butler and Graeme Miller --
Cyber-teaching in the oral history classroom / Rina Benmayor --
Reminiscence and oral history : parallel universes or shared endeavour? / Joanna Bornat --
Voices of experience : oral history in the classroom / Cliff Kuhn and Marjorie L. McLellan --
We know what the problem is : using video and radio oral history to develop collaborative analysis of homelessness / Daniel Kerr --
Central american refugee testimonies and performed life histories in the sanctuary movement / William Westerman --
Stolen generations testimony : trauma, historiography, and the question of truth / Rosanne Kennedy --
The gulag in memory / Irina Sherbakova --
You understand again : testimony and post-conflict resolution in the north of Ireland / Patricia Lundy and Mark McGovern --
The Sahel oral history project / Nigel Cross and Rhiannon Barker --
Leprosy in India : the intervention of oral history / Sanjiv Kakar.
Responsibility: Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson.
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