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Oral History

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  • Oral History, Community, and Displacementby S. Field

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 88.00

    This book uses oral history methodology to record stories of people who experienced the brunt of racist forced removals in the city of Cape Town, South Africa. Through life stories and community case studies, it traces the human impact of this disruptive, often violent feature of apartheid's social engineering. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2014; US$ 27.75

    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...

  • The End of the Cold War?by Alexander von Plato

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 92.52

    This carefully researched history draws on archival sources as well as a wealth of new interviews with on-the-ground activists, political actors, international figures, and others to move beyond the narratives both the German and American varieties that have dominated the historical memory of German reunification. more...

  • All Quiet on the Home Frontby Richard van Emden; Steve Humphries

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 14.35

    The truth about the sacrifice and suffering on the home front during World War I is rarely discussed. In this book, some of the oldest men and women in the country speak about experiences and events that have remained buried for 85 years. Their testimony shows the same candor and courage we have become accustomed to hearing from veterans of the western... more...

  • Slayers and Vampiresby Edward Gross; Mark A. Altman

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.63

    In 1997 the first episode of a new show called Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired. It's fair to say that following the critically panned and commercially unsuccessful film of the same name five years previously, expectations were not high. However over the course of 144 episodes and the successful spin-off show, Angel, it produced some of the best and... more...

  • Dublin Voicesby Kevin C. Kearns

    Gill Books 2001; US$ 5.99

    For nearly thirty years, Kevin C. Kearns collected the memories and recollections of Dubliners on tape. These interviews have formed the basis of an extraordinary body of work, one whose subjects have included the life of the Dublin pub and the tenement house. In this ambitious book, he considers their contributions in aggregate, drawing on the voices... more...

  • Overheard in Dublin #LOLby Gerard Kelly

    Gill Books 2014; US$ 0.99

    A city of half a million, in 140 characters or less Overheard in Dublin is back with another riot of wit, wisdom and suspect logic, this time with the vast majority of the contributions drawn from the site’s wildly popular Twitter account. Fans young and old will love this hilarious new collection. Get ready to laugh once again - you'll be... more...

  • Voices of the Second World Warby Sheila A Renshaw

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 11.48

    Voices of the Second World War: A Child’s Perspective is a collection of firsthand accounts from people who experienced the Second World War from all over Europe: stretching from Russia to the Channel Islands, and Norway to Malta. While some children appear to have been hardly aware of the war, for those who lived through bombing, occupation,... more...

  • Civil War and Narrativeby Karine Deslandes; Fabrice Mourlon; Bruno Tribout

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.87

    This book explores the representation of intra-state conflicts. It offers a distinctive approach by looking at narrative forms and strategies associated with civil war testimony, historiography and memory. The volume seeks to reflect current research in civil war in a number of disciplines and covers a range of geographical areas, from the advent... more...

  • Telling Environmental Historiesby Katie Holmes; Heather Goodall

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.87

    This collection explores the intersections of oral history and environmental history. Oral history offers environmental historians the opportunity to understand the ways people’s perceptions, experiences and beliefs about environments change over time. In turn, the insights of environmental history challenge oral historians to think more critically... more...