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Oral history theory

Author: Lynn Abrams
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
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Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past. The book is structured around key themes, including the peculiarities of oral history, the study of the self, subjectivity and intersubjectivity, memory, narrative, performance and power. Each chapter provides a clear and user-friendly explanation of the various theoretical approaches, illustrates them with  Read more...
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Abrams, Lynn.
Oral history theory.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Abrams
ISBN: 9780415427555 041542755X 9780415427548 0415427541 9780203849033 0203849035
OCLC Number: 166360260
Description: 214 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Turning practice into theory --
The peculiarities of oral history --
Self --
Subjectivity and intersubjectivity --
Memory --
Narrative --
Performance --
Power and empowerment --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Lynn Abrams.
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Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past. This book provides a comprehensive and systematic overview of oral history theory.  Read more...

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'Required reading for oral historians, the book belongs in every academic library. Essential.' - Choice

 
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