The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Oral History

  • (Dis) Forming the American Canonby Ronald A.T. Judy; Wahneema Lubiano

    University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00

    Judy offers an alternative interpretation of literacy that challenges traditional Enlightenment discourse?s claim that literacy and reason are the privileged properties of Western culture. Judy argues, on the basis of his readings of autobiographical African-American Arabic slave narratives, that through the production of the Arabic text, the African... more...

  • America's Home Front Heroesby Stacy Enyeart

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 70.00

    America's Home Front Heroes: An Oral History of World War II brings together in one rich resource the voices of those whom history often leaves out—the ordinary men, women, and children caught up in an extraordinary time.||America's Home Front Heroes is divided into four sections: A Time for Heightened Passion, A Time for Caution and Prejudice,... more...

  • American Veterans on Warby Elise Forbes Tripp

    Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 15.00

    The United States is embroiled in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan—wars that seem as far from Americans? understanding as they are distant from our shores. With American Veterans on War, Elise Forbes Tripp brings our current wars and their predecessors home in the words of 55 veterans aged 20 to 90. The veterans raise questions about when wars are... more...

  • Archaeology and Language Iby Roger Blench; Matthew Spriggs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Archaeology and Language I represents groundbreaking work in synthesizing two disciplines that are now seen as interlinked: linguistics and archaeology. This volume is the first of a three-part survey of innovative results emerging from their combination. Archaeology and historical linguistics have largely pursued separate tracks until recently,... more...

  • Balancing Written History with Oral Traditionsby Hassimi Oumarou Maiga

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    By balancing written history with the African oral tradition, this book conceptualizes the integrations among diverse peoples of Africa and specifically among the Songhoy people. Drawing from a number of academic disciplines and original research that documents the oral and literate traditions of the Songhoy people, Hassimi Oumarou Maiga offers a... more...

  • Beauty and Atrocity: People, Politics and Ireland?s Fight for Peaceby Joshua Levine

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available

    An ambitious and powerful account of modern Irish history through the eyes of those who experienced it at first hand. more...

  • Beauty and Atrocity: People, Politics and Ireland?s Fight for Peaceby Joshua Levine

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available

    An ambitious and powerful account of modern Irish history through the eyes of those who experienced it at first hand. more...

  • Behind The Linesby Russell Miller

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.60

    Compiled from interviews, diaries, letters and contemporaneous first-person accounts - many unpublished until now - this oral history follows the adventures of the courageous men and women who volunteered for service with Britain's Special Operations Executive and the United States' Office of Strategic Services. They parachuted behind enemy lines,... more...

  • Bodies of Evidenceby Nan Alamilla Boyd; Horacio N. Roque Ramirez

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 26.99

    Bodies of Evidence: The Practice of Queer Oral History is the first book to provide serious scholarly insight into the methodological practices that shape lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer oral histories. Each chapter pairs an oral history excerpt with an essay in which the oral historian addresses his or her methods and practices. With... more...

  • Boigu Islandby Hellene T Demosthenous; Susan A Hamilton; Catherine M Demosthenous

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 35.00

    This book has been prepared for the people of Boigu Island in the Torres Strait; one of the most remote regions of Australia. Driving the book is a commitment by the authors to help Australia's First Nation peoples. Its? primary goal is to report on the delivery of goods to the Community of Boigu Island, and in so doing share something of our experiences... more...