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Handbook of Oral History
     

Handbook of Oral History

by Thomas L. Charlton, Lois E. Myers, Rebecca Sharpless, Mary Chamberlain, Pamela Dean
 

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ISBN-10: 0759111928

ISBN-13: 9780759111929

Pub. Date: 04/28/2008

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

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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 province of historians but now has become increasingly democratized and available across numerous disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759111929
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Looking for Vade Mecum Part 2 I. Foundations Chapter 3 1. The History of Oral History Chapter 4 2. Oral History as Evidence Part 5 II. Methodology Chapter 6 3. Research Design and Strategies Chapter 7 4. Legal and Ethical Issues in Oral History Chapter 8 5. Oral History Interviews: From Inception to Closure Chapter 9 6. Oral History and Archives: Documenting Context Chapter 10 7. The Uneasy Page: Transcribing and Editing Oral History Part 11 III. Theories Chapter 12 8. Memory Theory: Personal and Social Chapter 13 9. Aging, the Life Course, and Oral History: African American Narratives of Struggle, Social Change, and Decline Chapter 14 10. A Conversation Analytic Approach to Oral History Interviewing Chapter 15 11. Women's Oral History: Is It So Special? Chapter 16 12. Narrative Theory Part 17 IV. Applications Chapter 18 13. Publishing Oral History: Oral Exchange and Print Culture Chapter 19 14. Biography and Oral History Chapter 20 15. Fractious Action: Oral History-Based Performance Chapter 21 16. Oral History in Sound and Moving Image Documentaries

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