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Oral History

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  • Oral History Theoryby Lynn Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past. This book is the first to provide a comprehensive and systematic overview of oral history theory in an accessible format. The book is structured around key themes, including the peculiarities of oral history, the study of the self, subjectivity... more...

  • Our East Endby Piers Dudgeon

    Headline 2012; US$ 10.99

    This ebook edition contains the full text version as per the book. Doesn't include original photographic and illustrated material. This oral history of London's East End spans the period after the First World War to the upsurge of prosperity at the beginning of the 60s - a time which saw fresh waves of immigrants in the area, the Fascist marches of... more...

  • Londonersby Craig Taylor

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.32

    An extraordinary group portrait of London today: a book as rich, dynamic, lively, and diverse as the city itself, to be published on the eve of the 2012 London Olympic Games. more...

  • Oral History Theoryby Lynn Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past, and Oral History Theory provides a comprehensive, systematic and accessible overview of this important field. Combining the study of theories drawn from disciplines ranging from linguistics to psychoanalysis with the observations of practitioners... more...

  • Outlaw Ballplayersby R. G. Utley; Tim Peeler; Aaron Peeler

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95

    The players of the independent Carolina League were outlaws. A diverse lot that included preachers and ex-cons, with many former and future Major Leaguers, they played ball during the desperate years of the Great Depression, when half of organized professional baseball's minor leagues went broke and ceased operations. Despite the number of defaulting... more...

  • The Real Band of Brothers: First-hand accounts from the last British survivors of the Spanish Civil Warby Max Arthur

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 7.69

    Personal stories from the men and women who volunteered to fight for a cause they passionately believed in. more...

  • The Wonder of Their Voicesby Alan Rosen

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Arguing that early postwar Holocaust testimony was plentiful and significant in its own right, Rosen highlights the Russian-born American psychologist David Boder, who in 1946 was among the earliest to interview Holocaust survivors in DP camps and, as far as we know, the first to audio record their testimony. Examining the origins and implications... more...

  • The Oral History Readerby Robert Perks; Alistair Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ?classic? articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Twenty-seven new chapters introduce the most significant developments in oral history in the last decade to bring this invaluable text up to date,... more...

  • Bodies of Evidenceby Nan Alamilla Boyd; Horacio N. Roque Ramirez

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 26.99

    Bodies of Evidence: The Practice of Queer Oral History is the first book to provide serious scholarly insight into the methodological practices that shape lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer oral histories. Each of the fourteen chapters pairs an oral history excerpt with an original essay in which the oral historian addresses his or her... more...

  • Saddling Up Anywayby Patrick Dearen

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2006; US$ 21.99

    Whether destined to be remembered or forgotten, a cowhand clung to life with all the zeal with which he approached his trade. He was the most loyal of employees, repeatedly putting his neck on the line for a mere dollar a day. Patrick Dearen has brought these reckless and risky adventures to life with colorful stories from interviews with 76 men who... more...