Handbook of Oral History / Edition 1

Handbook of Oral History / Edition 1

by Thomas L. Charlton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0759102295

ISBN-13: 9780759102293

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Originally intending to produce the first comprehensive scholarly reference guide to the antecedents, practices, and theory of oral history, the editors have gone even further, creating a highly readable and useful tool for scholars, students, and the general public. Covering the vast scope of this increasingly popular field, the eminent contributors discuss almost

Overview

Originally intending to produce the first comprehensive scholarly reference guide to the antecedents, practices, and theory of oral history, the editors have gone even further, creating a highly readable and useful tool for scholars, students, and the general public. Covering the vast scope of this increasingly popular field, the eminent contributors discuss almost every aspect of a field that once was the exclusive province of historians but now has become increasingly democratized and available across numerous disciples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759102293
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.52(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Looking for a Vade Mecum   Thomas L. Charlton     1
Foundations
The History of Oral History   Rebecca Sharpless     19
Oral History as Evidence   Ronald J. Grele     43
Methodology
Research Design and Strategies   Mary A. Larson     105
Legal and Ethical Issues in Oral History   Linda Shopes     135
Oral History Interviews: From Inception to Closure   Charles T. Morrissey     170
Oral History and Archives: Documenting Context   James E. Fogerty     207
The Uneasy Page: Transcribing and Editing Oral History   Elinor A. Maze     237
Theories
Memory Theory: Personal and Social   Alice M. Hoffman   Howard S. Hoffman     275
Aging, the Life Course, and Oral History: African American Narratives of Struggle, Social Change, and Decline   Kim Lacy Rogers     297
A Conversation Analytic Approach to Oral History Interviewing   Eva M. McMahan     336
Women's Oral History: Is It So Special?   Sherna Berger Gluck     357
Narrative Theory   Mary Chamberlain     384
Applications
Publishing Oral History: Oral Exchange and Print Culture   RichardCandida Smith     411
Biography and Oral History   Valerie Raleigh Yow     425
Fractious Action: Oral History-Based Performance   Jeff Friedman     465
Oral History in Sound and Moving Image Documentaries   Charles Hardy III   Pamela Dean     510
References     563
Index     607
About the Editors and Contributors     619

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