From memory to history: using oral sources in local historical research

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American Association for State and Local History, 1981 - History - 172 pages
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Discusses how to identify and use oral history, how to test for historical validity and how to produce manuscripts from oral sources.

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This is a great introduction to the uses and limits of oral history, and demonstrates what is often its great veracity, especially in illiterate cultures. The concepts introduced in this book also provide an excellent introduction to the study of history in general, whether oral or otherwise. Read full review


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