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Oral History

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  • Our East Endby Piers Dudgeon

    Headline 2012; US$ 10.99

    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$ 13.32

    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...

  • Oral History Theoryby Lynn Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 38.45

    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...

  • Outlaw Ballplayersby R. G. Utley; Tim Peeler; Aaron Peeler

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95

    The players of the independent Carolina League were outlaws. A diverse lot that included preachers and ex-cons, with many former and future Major Leaguers, they played ball during the desperate years of the Great Depression, when half of organized professional baseball's minor leagues went broke and ceased operations. Despite the number of defaulting... more...

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

    HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 8.04

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

  • The Wonder of Their Voicesby Alan Rosen

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Arguing that early postwar Holocaust testimony was plentiful and significant in its own right, Rosen highlights the Russian-born American psychologist David Boder, who in 1946 was among the earliest to interview Holocaust survivors in DP camps and, as far as we know, the first to audio record their testimony. Examining the origins and implications... more...

  • The Voice of the Pastby Paul Thompson; Joanna Bornat

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 26.99

    Oral history and life stories, through recording the experiences of people of all kinds, invigorate both past and present, broadening life's base with unique testimony from hidden spheres of experience such as family relationships, the informal culture of work or the lives of migrants. This fully revised fourth edition of Paul Thompson's classic The... more...

  • Tsimshian narratives: volume 1by Marius Barbeau; William Beynon; John J. Cove; George F. MacDonald

    Canadian Museum of History 1987; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.59

    These oral histories, collected by Marius Barbeau and William Beynon from the Pacific Northwest reflect the Tsimshian relationship with the environment, their understanding of the spiritual universe and their interpretation of the physical world. more...

  • Tsimshian narratives: volume 2by Marius Barbeau; William Beynon; John J. Cove; George F. MacDonald

    Canadian Museum of History 1987; US$ 11.99 US$ 10.19

    These oral histories, collected by Marius Barbeau and William Beynon from the Pacific Northwest reflect the Tsimshian relationship with the environment, their understanding of the spiritual universe and their interpretation of the physical world. more...

  • A Traffic of Dead Bodiesby Michael Sappol

    Princeton University Press 2018; Not Available

    A Traffic of Dead Bodies enters the sphere of bodysnatching medical students, dissection-room pranks, and anatomical fantasy. It shows how nineteenth-century American physicians used anatomy to develop a vital professional identity, while claiming authority over the living and the dead. It also introduces the middle-class women and men, working... more...