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Oral History

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  • Funding the Nationby Michael Keyes

    Gill Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    By following the money trail, Michael Keyes reveals in this ground-breaking book how O'Connell turned money into political power and how sixty years later Parnell did the same. more...

  • Granuaile: Grace O'Malleyby Anne Chambers

    Gill Books 2006; US$ 9.99

    The story of Ireland's Pirate Queen, Grace O'Malley. It charts one remarkable woman`s quest for survival and fulfilment, by land and by sea, in a time of profound political upheaval and male chauvinistic bias. Grace O'Malley was the original prate of the caribbean trail-blazer and mould-breaker. more...

  • A Guide to Oral History and the Lawby John A. Neuenschwander

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    According to the Oral History Association, the term oral history refers to "a method of recording and preserving oral testimony" which results in a verbal document that is "made available in different forms to other users, researchers, and the public." Ordinarily such an academic process would seem to be far removed from legal challenges.... more...

  • Ireland's Arctic Siege of 1947by Kevin C. Kearns

    Gill Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    On 19 January 1947 Ireland was invaded by a freakish anticyclonic weather phenomenon unleashed from the depths of Siberia. Its prolonged two-month grip entombed the country in snow and ice. more...

  • Myth, Ritual and the Oralby Jack Goody

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    Jack Goody, one of the world's most distinguished anthropologists, returns to the related themes of myth, orality and literacy. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • A People's History of American Empireby Howard Zinn; Mike Konopacki; Paul Buhle

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 22.99

    Adapted from the bestselling grassroots history of the United States, the story of America in the world, told in comics form Since its landmark publication in 1980, A People's History of the United States has had six new editions, sold more than 1.7 million copies, become required classroom reading throughout the country, and been turned into... more...

  • The Plantation of Ulsterby Jonathan Bardon

    Gill Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    The Plantation of Ulster followed the Flight of the Earls when the lands of the departed Gaelic Lords were forfeited to the Crown. Bardon?s history is the first major, accessible survey of this key event in British and Irish history in a lifetime. more...

  • The Scots Kirkby Andrew Chadwick; Bruce McCowan; Nancy McCowan

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 9.99

    The history of one of Metro Toronto's most historic churches, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Scarborough, founded in 1818. This publication records the many memorable individuals to fill its pulpits and pews as well as stories of its associations, buildings and community anecdotes. more...

  • Social Memory and War Narrativesby Christina D. Weber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The Vietnam War has had many long-reaching, traumatic effects, not just on the veterans of the war, but on their children as well. In this book, Weber examines the concept of the war as a social monad, a confusing array of personal stories and public histories that disrupt traditional ways of knowing the social world for the second generation. more...