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Oral History

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  • The Oxford Handbook of Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 49.99

    In the past sixty years, oral history has moved from the periphery to the mainstream of academic studies and is now employed as a research tool by historians, anthropologists, sociologists, medical therapists, documentary film makers, and educators at all levels. The Oxford Handbook of Oral History brings together forty authors on five continents to... more...

  • Habits of Changeby Carole Garibaldi Rogers

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 20.99

    A collection of extraordinary oral histories of American nuns, Habits of Change captures the experiences of women whose lives over the past fifty years have been marked by dramatic transformation. Bringing together women from more than forty different religious communities, most of whom entered religious life before Vatican II, the book shows how their... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 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 chapter pairs an oral history excerpt with an essay in which the oral historian addresses his or her methods and practices. With... 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...

  • Our Liverpoolby Piers Dudgeon

    Headline 2012; US$ 23.48

    A compelling oral history of life in Liverpool and the third title in our Disappearing Britain series. more...

  • Our Liverpoolby Piers Dudgeon

    Headline 2012; Not Available

    A compelling oral history of life in Liverpool and the third title in our Disappearing Britain series. more...

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

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available

    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...

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

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • The Frogmen of World War IIby Chet Cunningham

    Pocket Books 2007; US$ 7.99

    As countless battlefronts in the Pacific, African, and European theaters called for direct amphibious assaults against islands and beachheads, a small corps of exceptionally skilled fighting men was formed -- the U.S. Navy underwater warriors. Beginning in 1943, these men undertook never-before-attempted missions ranging from eye-to-eye recon of enemy-held... more...

  • When Everything Changedby Gail Collins

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 14.99

    Gail Collins, New York Times columnist and bestselling author, recounts the astounding revolution in women's lives over the past 50 years, with her usual "sly wit and unfussy style" ( People ). When Everything Changed begins in 1960, when most American women had to get their husbands' permission to apply for a credit card. It ends in 2008 with... more...