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Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology / Edition 2

Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology / Edition 2

by David K. Dunaway
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761991891

ISBN-13: 9780761991892

Pub. Date: 09/18/1996

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology is a collection of classic articles by some of the best known proponents of oral history, demonstrating the basics of oral history, while also acting as a guidebook for how to use it in research. Added to this new edition is insight into how oral history is practiced on an international scale, making this book an

Overview

Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology is a collection of classic articles by some of the best known proponents of oral history, demonstrating the basics of oral history, while also acting as a guidebook for how to use it in research. Added to this new edition is insight into how oral history is practiced on an international scale, making this book an indispensable resource for scholars of history and social sciences, as well as those interested in oral history on the avocational level. This volume is a reprint of the 1984 edition, with the added bonus of a new introduction by David Dunaway and a new section on how oral history is practiced on an international scale. Selections from the original volume trace the origins of oral history in the United States, provide insights on methodology and interpretation, and review the various approaches to oral history used by folklorists, historians, anthropologists, and librarians, among others. Family and ethnic historians will find chapters addressing the applications of oral history in those fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761991892
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
09/18/1996
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.03(d)

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