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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

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: 30/08/2017

Voices of Arabia Through The Eyes Of The Greatest Travellers by Eid Al-Yahya Voices of Arabia Through The Eyes Of The Greatest Travellers

A collection of engaging accounts of life in Arabia before the boom, with photographs from an Arab perspective. A large format, beautifully designed book, with archive black and white photography. A rare and surprising insight into life before the skyscraper...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

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: 15/06/2017

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

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: 04/04/2017

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

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: 04/04/2017

Coming Soon

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: 26/09/2017

Slayers and Vampires The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized, Oral History of Buffy the Vampire Slayer & Angel by Edward Gross, Mark A. Altman Slayers and Vampires The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized, Oral History of Buffy the Vampire Slayer & Angel
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In 1997 the first episode of a new show called Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired. It's fair to say that following the critically panned and commercially unsuccessful film of the same name five years previously, expectations were not high. However...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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: 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 and life stories, through recording the experiences of people of all kinds, invigorate both past and present, broadening life's base with unique testimony from hidden spheres of experience such as family relationships, the informal culture of work or...
Format: Hardback - 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 and life stories, through recording the experiences of people of all kinds, invigorate both past and present, broadening life's base with unique testimony from hidden spheres of experience such as family relationships, the informal culture of work or...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2017

Maori Oral Tradition He Korero No Te Ao Tawhito by Jane McRae Maori Oral Tradition He Korero No Te Ao Tawhito

M?ori oral tradition is the rich, poetic record of the past handed down by voice over generations through whakapapa, whakatauk?, k?rero and waiata. In genealogies and sayings, histories, stories and songs, M?ori tell of 'te ao tawhito' or the old...
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

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2016

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: 21/09/2016

Chernobyl Prayer A Chronicle of the Future by Svetlana Alexievich Chernobyl Prayer A Chronicle of the Future

On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. While officials tried to hush up the accident, the author spent years collecting testimonies from survivors. A chronicle of the past and a warning for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2016

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