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The Oral History Reader

Author: Robert Perks; Alistair Thomson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Series: Routledge readers in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Leermiddelen (vorm)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Perks; Alistair Thomson
ISBN: 9780415707329 0415707323 9780415707336 0415707331
OCLC Number: 920469609
Description: xx, 721 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. Critical developments: introduction --
Black history, oral history and genealogy /Alex Haley --
The voice of the past: oral history /Paul Thompson --
Oral history and hard times: a review essay /Michael Frisch --
What makes oral history different /Alessandro Portelli --
Politics and praxis in Canadian workng-class oral history /Joan Sangster --
'Listening in the cold': the practice of oral history in an Argentine working-class community /Daniel James --
What remains: reflections on crisis oral history /Mark Cave --
Oral history and the senses /Paula Hamilton --
'I just want to click on it to listen': oral history archives, orality and usability /Dougls A. Boyd --
Part II. Interviewing --
Interviewing an interviewer /Studs Terkel with Tony Parker --
Interviewing techniques and strategies /Valerie Yow --
Learning to listen: interview techniques and analysis /Kathryn Andeson and Dana C. Jack --
Remembering in groups: negotiating between 'individual' and 'collective' memories /Graham Smith --
Interviewing the women of Phokeng: consciousness and gender insider and outside /Belinda Bozzoli --
Isues in cross-cultural interviewing: Japanese women in England /Susan K. Burton --
Reticence in oral history interviews /Lenore Layman --
Toward an ethics of silence? negotiating off-the-record events and identity in oral history /Alexander Freund --
Imaging family memories: my mum, her photographs, our memories /Janis Wilton --
Interviewing in business and corporate environments: benefits and challenges /Rob Perks --
Part III. Interpreting memories --
Remembering survival: inside a Nazi slave-labor camp /Christopher R. Browning --
Surviving memory: truth and inaccuracy in holocaust testimony /Mark Roseman --
Remembering a Vietnam war firefight: changing perspectives over time /Fred Allison --
Anzac memories: putting popular memory theory into practice in Australia /Alistair Thomson --
Private life in Stalin's Russia: narratives, memory and oral history /Orlando Figes --
Memory work in java: a cautionary tale /Ann Laura Stoler with Karen Strassler --
Sex, 'silence' and audiotape: listening for female same-sex desire in Cuba /Carrie Hamilton --
'That's not what I said': interpretative conflict in oral narrative research /Katherine Borland --
Evidence, empathy and ethics: lessons from oral histories of the klan /Kathleen Blee --
Remembering and reworking emotions: the reanalysis of emotion in an interview /Joanna Bornat --
Part IV. Making histories --
Voice, ear and text: words, meaning and transcription /Francis Good --
Editing oral history for publication /Linda Shopes --
The affective power of sound: oral historyon radio /Siobhán McHugh --
Foundling voices: placing oral history at the heart of an oral history exhibition /Sarah Lowry and Alison Duke --
Co-creating our story: making a documentary film /Megan Webster and Noelia Gravotta --
The historical hearing aid: located oral history from the listener's perspective /Toby Butler --
Mapping memories of displacement: oral history, memoryscapes and mobile methodologies /Steven Hugh --
Part V. Advocacy and empowerment --
Imagining communities: memory, loss and resilience in post-apartheid cape town /Sean Field --
Sound, memory and dis/placement: exploring sound, song and performance as oral history in the southern African borerlands /Angela Impey --
'You hear it in their voice': photographs and cultural consolidaton among Inuit youths and elders /Carol Payne --
'We know what the problem is': using video and radio oral history to develop collaboratve analysis of homelessness /Daniel Kerr --
Trying to be good: lessons in oral history and performance /Alicia J. Rouverol --
Oral history and new orthodoxies: narrative accounts in the history of learning disability /Sheena Rolph and Jan Walmsley --
The limits of oral history: ethics and methodology amid highly politicized research settings /Erin Jessee.
Series Title: Routledge readers in history.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson.
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