Handbook of Oral History

Handbook of Oral History

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This is a paperbound reprint of a 2006 book. Twenty academics and archivists from the U.S. and UK contribute 16 chapters to this reference work designed for students, researchers, field historians, community activists and general readers with a special interest in oral history. Offering both theoretical and practical information, the text addresses research design, ethical and legal considerations, interviewing techniques, preservation and archival issues, transcribing and editing oral history tapes, memory theory, life-stage theory, communication analysis, gender-related concepts, broad narrative theory, publishing oral history in print and other forms, creative uses of oral history as artistic outcomes or artful productions, and using oral history in sound and visual documentaries. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Rowman and Littllefield
In recent decades, oral history has matured into an established field of critical importance to historians and social scientists alike. Handbook of Oral History captures the current state-of-the-art, identifies major strands of intellectual development, and predicts key directions for future growth in theory, research, and application.

Publisher: Lanham, MD : Altamira Press, 2008
Edition: 1st paperback ed
ISBN: 9780759111929
0759111928
Characteristics: xi, 625 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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