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Oral History

  • Every hill got a storyby Men and Women of Central Australia and the Central Land Council; Marg Bowman

    Hardie Grant Books 2015; US$ 23.99

    Every hill got a story is the first comprehensive history of Central Australia’s Aboriginal people, as told in their own words and many languages. Nyinanyi ngurangka - being on country - is not a ‘lifestyle choice’ but a hard-won right, a spiritual and cultural duty, a constant battle, a source of happiness and opportunity and the meaning... more...

  • A City in Civil War ? Dublin 1921?1924by Padraig Yeates

    Gill & Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.99

    The long-awaited concluding volume of Pádraig Yeates? ?Dublin at War? trilogy, the fascinating A City in Civil War tells the story of Dublin?s troubled passage to independence amidst the acrimony and upheaval of the Civil War, a period in which Dublin became the capital city of an independent Irish state for the first time. 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...

  • Between East and Westby Anne Applebaum

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 20.78

    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...

  • Oral History and Digital Humanitiesby Douglas A. Boyd; Mary A. Larson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    Exploring the developments that have occurred in the practice of oral history since digital audio and video became viable, this book explores various groundbreaking projects in the history of digital oral history, distilling the insights of pioneers in the field and applying them to the constantly changing electronic landscape of today. more...

  • Auntie Dolly?s Lettersby Lynne Reece Loftus; Ken Loftus

    Original Writing 2014; US$ 5.30

    ?Auntie Dolly?s Letters? tells an intriguing, true, love story that unfolds against the peaceful landscape of Saskatchewan, Canada and the war-ravaged Liverpool docklands. After Dolly Gibson died, her family discovered piles of letters in an old suitcase telling a love story that spanned sixteen years and five thousand miles. more...

  • Letter To An Unknown Soldier: A New Kind of War Memorialby Kate Pullinger; Neil Bartlett

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    On Platform One of Paddington Station in London, there is a statue of an unknown soldier; he?s reading a letter. On the hundredth anniversary of the declaration of war everyone in the country was invited to take a moment and write that letter. A selection of those letters are published here, in a new kind of war memorial ? one made only of words. more...

  • Letter To An Unknown Soldier: A New Kind of War Memorialby Kate Pullinger; Neil Bartlett

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    On Platform One of Paddington Station in London, there is a statue of an unknown soldier; he?s reading a letter. On the hundredth anniversary of the declaration of war everyone in the country was invited to take a moment and write that letter. A selection of those letters are published here, in a new kind of war memorial ? one made only of words. more...

  • Tara Callingby Carmel Diviney

    Original Writing 2014; US$ 4.99

    Tara, steeped in history and legend, was renowned as the spiritual, cultural and political heart of ancient Ireland. The routing of the M3 Motorway through the Tara Skryne Valley, an archaeologically rich complex comparable to Egypt?s Valley of the Kings in its unique heritage, was condemned by archaeologists and academics internationally, including... more...

  • Ireland and the End of the British Empireby Helen O'Shea

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    In 1949, Ireland left the Commonwealth and the British Empire began its long fragmentation. The relationship between the new Republic of Ireland and Britain was a complex one however, and the traditional assumption that the Republic would universally support self-determination overseas and object to 'imperialism' does not hold up to historical scrutiny.... more...