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Oral history books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Oral history category. Presented with a red border are the Oral history books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Telling Environmental Histories Intersections of Memory, Narrative and Environment by Katie Holmes Telling Environmental Histories Intersections of Memory, Narrative and Environment

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2018

The Land Speaks New Voices at the Intersection of Oral and Environmental History by Debbie (Professor, Washington State University) Lee The Land Speaks New Voices at the Intersection of Oral and Environmental History
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The Land Speaks explores the intersections of two vibrant fields, oral history and environmental studies. The fourteen oral histories collected here range North America, examining wilderness and cities, farms and forests, rivers and arid lands. The contributors argue that oral...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Land Speaks New Voices at the Intersection of Oral and Environmental History by Debbie (Professor, Washington State University) Lee The Land Speaks New Voices at the Intersection of Oral and Environmental History
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The Land Speaks explores the intersections of two vibrant fields, oral history and environmental studies. The fourteen oral histories collected here range North America, examining wilderness and cities, farms and forests, rivers and arid lands. The contributors argue that oral...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Memory, Meaning, and Resistance Reflecting on Oral History and Women at the Margins by Fran Leeper Buss Memory, Meaning, and Resistance Reflecting on Oral History and Women at the Margins

Fran Leeper Buss, a former welfare recipient who became a pioneer in the field of oral history, has for forty years dedicated herself to the goal of collecting the stories of marginal and working-class US women. Memory, Meaning, and Resistance...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Oral History by Graham Smith Oral History

The rapid rise in the study of Oral History has been evident across a wide range of academic and community settings. From surgeons in England investigating the embodied memories of half-remembered techniques in no longer practiced operations, to truth and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

Magic City Nights Birmingham's Rock 'n' Roll Years by Andre Millard Magic City Nights Birmingham's Rock 'n' Roll Years

An oral history of rock'n'roll music and culture in Birmingham, Alabama
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Stranraer and District Lives Voices in Trust by Caroline Milligan Stranraer and District Lives Voices in Trust

Recorded oral interviews give an account of life in and around the town of Stranraer, in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland - part of a wider research programme, The Regional Ethnology of Scotland Project. Co-published with the European Ethnological Research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Out of the Ashes An Oral History of the Provisional Irish Republican Movement by Robert W. White Out of the Ashes An Oral History of the Provisional Irish Republican Movement


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2017

Coming Soon

Pearl Harbor Survivors An Oral History of 24 Servicemen by Harry Spiller Pearl Harbor Survivors An Oral History of 24 Servicemen

Here are 24 personal accounts of servicemen who survived the Pearl Harbor attack. These accounts cover in detail the location of each of the men and his experience during and after the attack. General information about Pearl Harbor is also...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados by Sharon Milagro Marshall Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados

Barbadians were among the thousands of British West Indians who migrated to Cuba in the early twentieth century in search of work. They were drawn there by employment opportunities fuelled largely by US investment in Cuban sugar plantations. Tell My...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Oral History in a Wounded Country Interactive Interviewing in South Africa by Philippe Denis Oral History in a Wounded Country Interactive Interviewing in South Africa

Shows how the cultural, political, socio-economic and intellectual evolutions that gave birth to South Africa affect the oral history process. This book seeks to help practitioners to reflect critically on their practice and find better ways of handling the interview...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Beyond Women's Words Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century by Katrina (Nipissing University, Canada) Srigley Beyond Women's Words Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century
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Beyond Women's Words unites feminist scholars, artists, and community activists working with the stories of women and other historically marginalized subjects to address the contributions and challenges of doing feminist oral history. Feminists who work with oral history methods want...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2018

Beyond Women's Words Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century by Katrina (Nipissing University, Canada) Srigley Beyond Women's Words Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century
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Beyond Women's Words unites feminist scholars, artists, and community activists working with the stories of women and other historically marginalized subjects to address the contributions and challenges of doing feminist oral history. Feminists who work with oral history methods want...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Oral History in Latin America Unlocking the Spoken Archive by David, Jr. Carey Oral History in Latin America Unlocking the Spoken Archive
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This field guide to oral history in Latin America addresses methodological, ethical, and interpretive issues arising from the region's unique milieu. With careful consideration of the challenges of working in Latin America - including those of language, culture, performance, translation,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

Oral History in Latin America Unlocking the Spoken Archive by David, Jr. Carey Oral History in Latin America Unlocking the Spoken Archive
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This field guide to oral history in Latin America addresses methodological, ethical, and interpretive issues arising from the region's unique milieu. With careful consideration of the challenges of working in Latin America - including those of language, culture, performance, translation,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017

Magic City Nights Birmingham's Rock 'n' Roll Years by Andre Millard Magic City Nights Birmingham's Rock 'n' Roll Years

An oral history of rock'n'roll music and culture in Birmingham, Alabama
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

The Voice of the Past Oral History by Paul Thompson, Joanna Bornat The Voice of the Past Oral History
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Oral history gives history back to the people in their own words. And in giving a past, it also helps them towards a future of their own making. Oral history and life stories help to create a truer picture of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2017

The Voice of the Past Oral History by Paul Thompson, Joanna Bornat The Voice of the Past Oral History
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Oral history gives history back to the people in their own words. And in giving a past, it also helps them towards a future of their own making. Oral history and life stories help to create a truer picture of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2017

Maori Oral Tradition by Jane McRae Maori Oral Tradition

Introduces readers to the distinctive oral style and language of the traditional compositions, acknowledges the skills of the composers of old and explores the meaning of their striking imagery and figurative language. And it shows how ng? k?rero tuku iho...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2017

Revealing New Truths about Spain's Violent Past Perpetrators' Confessions and Victim Exhumations by Paloma Aguilar, Leigh A. Payne Revealing New Truths about Spain's Violent Past Perpetrators' Confessions and Victim Exhumations
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Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2016

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