Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 October 2014

368 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199329335

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Doing Oral History

Third Edition

Donald A. Ritchie

Oxford Oral History Series

  • A definitive step-by-step guide that provides advice and explanations on how to create recordings that illuminate human experience for generations to come
  • Illustrated with examples from a wide range of projects
  • An authoritative guide offering clear, practical, and detailed advice for students, teachers, researchers, and genealogists who wish to record the history of their own families and communities

New to this Edition:

  • More information about web sites and more discussion provided about how other oral history projects have posted their interviews online
  • Addresses the use of oral history in online teaching
  • New material available on innovative forms of presentation developed over the last decade, including interpretive dance and other public performances
  • Offers case studies from the past decade
  • Includes the latest thinking about memory and provide a sample of some of the theoretical issues surrounding oral sources
  • Includes many more references to non-U.S. projects that will still be relevant to an American audience

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