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Oral History

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  • Rememberingby Della Pollock; Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    Drawing on the work of scholars and practitioners such as Augusto Boal, Gloria Anzaldua, and Trinh Minh-ha, these essays advocate oral history and oral history-based performance as means to challenge and expand upon traditional ways of transmitting historical knowledge. The contributors' central concerns are performative aspects of oral history itself... more...

  • A People's History of the United Statesby Howard Zinn

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99

    Spartacus and The Immigrants ?[It] should be required reading.? ?Eric Foner, New York Times Book Review Library Journal calls Howard Zinn?s iconic A People's History of the United States ?a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those?whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories.? Packed with... more...

  • Oral History Theoryby Lynn Abrams

    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...

  • Our East Endby Piers Dudgeon

    Headline 2012; US$ 16.60

    This ebook edition contains the full text version as per the book. Doesn't include original photographic and illustrated material. This oral history of London's East End spans the period after the First World War to the upsurge of prosperity at the beginning of the 60s - a time which saw fresh waves of immigrants in the area, the Fascist marches of... more...

  • Our East Endby Piers Dudgeon

    Headline 2012; Not Available

    This ebook edition contains the full text version as per the book. Doesn't include original photographic and illustrated material. This oral history of London's East End spans the period after the First World War to the upsurge of prosperity at the beginning of the 60s - a time which saw fresh waves of immigrants in the area, the Fascist marches of... more...

  • Londonersby Craig Taylor

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.33

    An extraordinary group portrait of London today: a book as rich, dynamic, lively, and diverse as the city itself, to be published on the eve of the 2012 London Olympic Games. more...

  • Remembered Prisoners of a Forgotten Warby Lewis H. Carlson

    St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 8.99

    The Korean War POW remains the most maligned victim of all American wars. For nearly half a century, the media, general public, and even scholars have described hundreds of these prisoners as "brainwashed" victims who uncharacteristically caved in to their Communist captors or, even worse, as turncoats who betrayed their fellow soldiers. In either... more...

  • The Real Band of Brothers: First-hand accounts from the last British survivors of the Spanish Civil Warby Max Arthur

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available

    Personal stories from the men and women who volunteered to fight for a cause they passionately believed in. more...

  • The Real Band of Brothers: First-hand accounts from the last British survivors of the Spanish Civil Warby Max Arthur

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available

    Personal stories from the men and women who volunteered to fight for a cause they passionately believed in. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 52.99

    In the past sixty years, oral history has moved from the periphery to the mainstream of academic studies and is now employed as a research tool by historians, anthropologists, sociologists, medical therapists, documentary film makers, and educators at all levels. The Oxford Handbook of Oral History brings together forty authors on five continents to... more...