Handbook of Oral History
Thomas Lee Charlton, Lois E. Myers, Rebecca Sharpless
Rowman Altamira, 2006 - History - 625 pages
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.
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The History of Oral History
Oral History as Evidence
Research Design and Strategies
Legal and Ethical Issues in Oral History
Oral History Interviews From Inception to Closure
Oral History and Archives Documenting Context
The Uneasy Page Transcribing and Editing Oral History
Memory Theory Personal and Social
Womens Oral History Is It So Special?
Publishing Oral History Oral Exchange and Print Culture
Biography and Oral History
Fractious Action Oral HistoryBased Performance
Oral History in Sound and Moving Image Documentaries
Aging the Life Course and Oral History African American Narratives of Struggle Social Change and Decline
A Conversation Analytic Approach to Oral History Interviewing
About the Editors and Contributors
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