The Oral History Manual / Edition 2

The Oral History Manual / Edition 2

by Barbara W. Sommer, Mary Kay Quinlan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0759111588

ISBN-13: 9780759111585

Pub. Date: 06/16/2009

Publisher: AltaMira Press

The Oral History Manual is designed to help anyone interested in doing oral history research to think like an oral historian. Recognizing that oral history is a research methodology, the authors first define oral history and provide an overview of its various applications. They then examine in detail the processes of planning and doing oral history, which include

Overview

The Oral History Manual is designed to help anyone interested in doing oral history research to think like an oral historian. Recognizing that oral history is a research methodology, the authors first define oral history and provide an overview of its various applications. They then examine in detail the processes of planning and doing oral history, which include articulating the purpose of interviews, determining legal and ethical parameters, identifying narrators and interviewers, choosing equipment, developing budgets and record-keeping systems, preparing for and recording interviews, and caring for interview materials. The Oral History Manual provides a road map for all oral history practitioners, from students to public historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759111585
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
06/16/2009
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Introduction to Oral History
Chapter 2. Planning Overview
Chapter 3. Planning and Budget
Chapter 4. Legal and Ethical Considerations
Chapter 5. Recording Technology
Chapter 6. Interview Preparation
Chapter 7. The Interview
Chapter 8. Processing and Care
Chapter 9. Making Meanings from Oral History
Appendix A. Sample Oral History Forms
Appendix B. Oral History Association Evaluation Guidelines
Appendix C. Selected Sources

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