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  • Lost Voicesby Gilda O'Neill

    Random House 2013; US$ 12.68

    In the 1940s, nearly a quarter of a million East Londoners decamped annually for the hopfields of Kent. Most of the pickers were women, who would take their children and other dependent relatives to stay in the hoppers' huts on the farms. This book records the memories of some of them, in their own lively words. Funny, nostalgic and ironic by turns,... more...

  • Tales of London's Docklandsby Henry T Bradford

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    <div>Presents an anthology of true stories, drawn from the author's personal experience as a Registered Docker in the Port of London. This work is an attempt to preserve the memories of day to day life of the docklands in the past. It is of interest to those whose relatives worked as dockers, and to social historians.</div> more...

  • No Room of Her Ownby Desiree Hellegers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 31.00

    This oral history collection brings together extended interviews with fifteen women who share the common experience of homelessness. While all the interviews were conducted in Seattle, Washington between 1991 and 2008, the women's stories zigzag across the country, from Baltimore and New York City, to Louisiana and Kentucky, to Los Angeles and San... more...

  • The Routledge Guide to Interviewingby Sean McConville; Anna Bryson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    The Routledge Guide to Interviewing sets out a well-tested and practical approach and methodology: what works, difficulties and dangers to avoid and key questions which must be answered before you set out. Background methodological issues and arguments are considered and drawn upon but the focus is on what is ethical, legally acceptable and productive:... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press 2010; 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...

  • Listening on the Edgeby Mark Cave; Stephen M. Sloan

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    The emergent inclination for oral historians to respond to document crisis calls for a shared conversation among scholars. This dialog, at the heart of this anthology, addresses both the ways in which we think about oral history and the manner in which we use it. more...

  • Queer Domesticitiesby Matt Cook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Sissy home boys or domestic outlaws? Through a series of vivid case studies taken from across the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Matt Cook explores the emergence of these trenchant stereotypes and looks at how they play out in the home and family lives of queer men. more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    A Guide to Oral History and the Law is the definitive resource for all practitioners of oral history. In clear, accessible language it thoroughly explains the major legal issues that oral historians should be concerned about and offers helpful suggestions on how to put sound legal procedures in place. The author utilizes relevant court cases and... more...

  • Doing Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 31.95

    Doing Oral History is considered the premier guidebook to oral history, used by professional oral historians, public historians, archivists, and genealogists as a core text in college courses and throughout the public history community. The recent development of digital audio and video recording technology has continued to alter the practice of oral... more...

  • Cuban Exiles on the Trade Embargoby Edward J. González

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    First implemented in 1962, the American embargo against Cuba is one of the most enduring anti-trade measures in human history, having outlived most of the original government and military leaders responsible for its creation. But has it benefited the United States as intended, by weakening Fidel Castro's grip on his country? Or has it, instead,... more...