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Oral History

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  • 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...

  • Our Liverpoolby 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. OUR LIVERPOOL is an oral history about the real Liverpool - about the city before its slick transformation to European City of Culture and about the spirit that remains at its heart. Here, at last, is Liverpool's grievous... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 54.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Oral History brings together forty authors on five continents to address the evolution of oral history, the impact of digital technology, the most recent methodological and archival issues, and the application of oral history to both scholarly research and public presentations. more...

  • The Story of the Wreck of the Titanicby Marshall Everett

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95

    An "instant" book, published soon after the sinking of the Titanic, this illustrated volume abounds in facts about the voyage and passengers as well as details of the wreck and survivors' accounts. more...

  • Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 1901?1910 in Their Own Wordsby Max Arthur

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 7.61

    Max Arthur, bestselling author of the hugely popular ?Forgotten Voices? series, recaptures the day-to-day lives of working people in the Edwardian era. more...

  • Letter To An Unknown Soldier: A New Kind of War Memorialby Kate Pullinger; Neil Bartlett

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 7.59

    On Platform One of Paddington Station in London, there is a statue of an unknown soldier; he?s reading a letter. On the hundredth anniversary of the declaration of war everyone in the country was invited to take a moment and write that letter. A selection of those letters are published here, in a new kind of war memorial ? one made only of words. more...

  • For Five Shillings a Day: Personal Histories of World War IIby Dr. Richard Campbell-Begg; Dr. Peter Liddle

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 6.74

    An amazing collection of eyewitness accounts of the British experience in World War II. First-hand narratives are drawn from every rank of the army and every corner of the conflict to create a moving and illuminating story of the greatest war of this century. more...

  • Maori Oral Traditionby Jane McRae

    Auckland University Press 2017; US$ 35.99

    M?ori oral tradition is the rich, poetic record of the past handed down by voice over generations through whakapapa, whakatauk?, k?rero and waiata. In genealogies and sayings, histories, stories and songs, M?ori tell of ?te ao tawhito? or the old world: the gods, the migration of the Polynesian ancestors from Hawaiki and life here in Aotearoa. A voice... more...

  • Negotiating Genocide in Rwandaby Erin Jessee

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.54

    This book is an oral history-based study of the politics of history in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Using life history and thematic interviews, the author brings the narratives of officials, survivors, returnees, perpetrators, and others whose lives have been intimately affected by genocide into conversation with scholarly studies... more...

  • Oral History in Latin Americaby David Carey Jr

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This field guide to oral history in Latin America addresses methodological, ethical, and interpretive issues arising from the region?s unique milieu. With careful consideration of the challenges of working in Latin America ? including those of language, culture, performance, translation, and political instability ? David Carey Jr. provides guidance... more...