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- Gill Books 2012; US$ 9.99
In A City in Turmoil, Pádraig Yeates takes up the story from the end of the First World War covered in A City in Wartime. Here he examines, with his usual perspicacity and insight for detail, a Dublin city still struggling for independence in the aftermath of the Great War. more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 27.13
An ambitious and powerful account of modern Irish history through the eyes of those who experienced it at first hand. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00
The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature?a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia When the Swedish Academy awarded Svetlana Alexievich the Nobel Prize, it cited her for inventing ?a new kind of literary genre,? describing... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 10.10
An enthralling, rollicking tour among the storytellers of the American Deep South. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 72.99
Pioneers and Partisans weaves together oral histories, video testimonies, and memoirs produced in the former Soviet Union to show how the first generation of Soviet Jews, born after the foundation of the USSR, experienced the Nazi genocide and how it is remembered after the dissolution of the USSR in 1991. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00
Explores how to use different types of sources to write the history of slavery and the slave trade in Africa. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 21.99
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 40 religious communities, most of whom entered religious life before Vatican II, the book shows how their lives... more...
- HarperCollins US 2004; US$ 10.99
E-Book Extra: Oral Tradition: A Reading Group Guide An extensive volume of nearly 500 folktales celebrating African American oral tradition, community, and faith, collected by Zora Neale Hurston on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The New York Times calls these bitter and often hilarious tales ?splendidly vivid and true?. Every... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95
The study of oral traditions and verbal arts leads into an area of human culture to which anthropologists are increasingly turning their attention. Oral Traditions and the Verbal Arts provides up-to-date guidance on how to approach the study of oral form and their performances, treating both the practicalities of fieldwork and the methods by which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Oral History, Health and Welfare discusses the significance of oral history to the history of the development of health and welfare provisions. It includes discussion on: * the end of the workhouse * professional education and training of midwives * HIV and Aids * birth control * the role of the community pharmacist * pioneers of geriatric... more...