9780759110915

Thinking about Oral History Theories and Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780759110915

  • ISBN10:

    0759110913

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-15
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press

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Summary

A companion to History of Oral History, Thinking about Oral History present parts III and IV of the Handbook of Oral History, an essential resource for scholars and students. Guided by Charlton, Myers, and Sharpless, the prominent contributors capture the current state of the art in oral history and predict key directions for future growth in theory and application. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
The History of Oral Historyp. 7
Theories
Memory Theory: Personal and Socialp. 33
Aging, the Life Course, and Oral History: African American Narratives of Struggle, Social Change, and Declinep. 55
A Conversation Analytic Approach to Oral History Interviewingp. 94
Women's Oral History: Is It So Special?p. 115
Narrative Theoryp. 142
Applications
Publishing Oral History: Oral Exchange and Print Culturep. 169
Biography and Oral Historyp. 183
Fractious Action: Oral History-Based Performancep. 223
Oral History in Sound and Moving Image Documentariesp. 268
Referencesp. 321
Indexp. 365
About the Editors and Contributorsp. 373
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