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- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95
The history of medicine is much more than the story of doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Seeking to understand the patient?s perspective, historians scour the archives, searching for rare personal accounts. Bringing together a trove of more than 400 family letters by Charles Dwight Willard, Suffering in the Land of Sunshine provides a unique window... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95
Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past. This book is the first to provide a comprehensive and systematic overview of oral history theory in an accessible format. The book is structured around key themes, including the peculiarities of oral history, the study of the self, subjectivity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past, and Oral History Theory provides a comprehensive, systematic and accessible overview of this important field. Combining the study of theories drawn from disciplines ranging from linguistics to psychoanalysis with the observations of practitioners... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32
The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, The Unwomanly Face of War is Svetlana Alexievich's collection of stories from Soviet women who lived through the Second... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 18.65
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? 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 NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY ? LOS ANGELES... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 18.32
A vivid and human glimpse into Europe's borderlands as they emerged from Soviet rule - back in print after nearly 20 years 'In this superb book, in which one senses the spirit of Franz Kafka and Bruno Schulz, the dramatic world of the Eastern borderlands comes to life' Ryszard Kapuscinski As Europe's borderlands emerged from Soviet rule, Anne... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2008; US$ 29.29
This book is the first comprehensive oral history of the Iraq War. It presents the raw and vivid testimonies and recollections from combat veterans, family members, conscientious objectors, Bush administration officials, Iraqi leaders, and many others, forming a gripping and moving portrait of the war. more...
The Real Band of Brothers: First-hand accounts from the last British survivors of the Spanish Civil WarHarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 7.76
Personal stories from the men and women who volunteered to fight for a cause they passionately believed in. more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 7.77
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...