9780759102293

Handbook of Oral History

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    9780759102293

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-03-30
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press
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Summary

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. Compiled from provocative essays by the field's most prominent members, this book is an essential manual for both newcomers and veteran researchers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Looking for a Vade Mecum 1(18)
Thomas L. Charlton
Part I: FOUNDATIONS
The History of Oral History
19(24)
Rebecca Sharpless
Oral History as Evidence
43(62)
Ronald J. Grele
Part II: METHODOLOGY
Research Design and Strategies
105(30)
Mary A. Larson
Legal and Ethical Issues in Oral History
135(35)
Linda Shopes
Oral History Interviews: From Inception to Closure
170(37)
Charles T. Morrissey
Oral History and Archives: Documenting Context
207(30)
James E. Fogerty
The Uneasy Page: Transcribing and Editing Oral History
237(38)
Elinor A. Maze
Part III: THEORIES
Memory Theory: Personal and Social
275(22)
Alice M. Hoffman
Howard S. Hoffman
Aging, the Life Course, and Oral History: African American Narratives of Struggle, Social Change, and Decline
297(39)
Kim Lacy Rogers
A Conversation Analytic Approach to Oral History Interviewing
336(21)
Eva M. McMahan
Women's Oral History: Is It So Special?
357(27)
Sherna Berger Gluck
Narrative Theory
384(27)
Mary Chamberlain
Part IV: APPLICATIONS
Publishing Oral History: Oral Exchange and Print Culture
411(14)
Richard Candida Smith
Biography and Oral History
425(40)
Valerie Raleigh Yow
Fractious Action: Oral History--Based Performance
465(45)
Jeff Friedman
Oral History in Sound and Moving Image Documentaries
510(53)
Charles Hardy III
Pamela Dean
References 563(44)
Index 607(12)
About the Editors and Contributors 619

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