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Published: 29 May 2014

312 Pages | 12 illus.


ISBN: 9780199859313

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Listening on the Edge

Oral History in the Aftermath of Crisis

Edited by Mark Cave and Stephen M. Sloan

Oxford Oral History Series

  • Discusses how oral history can be used to help people better process traumatic events into memory.
  • Discusses how oral history can be used to help communities contextualize crisis.
  • First book to discuss the dynamics of oral history crisis fieldwork.
  • Centrality of personal stories and individual experiences in understanding the meaning of these larger and significant national and international events.
  • The book offers an array of content on global crisis issues through each chapter and, together, presents a deep analysis of the dynamics of oral history as a research approach.