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Oral History and Public Memories

Oral History and Public Memories (Hardback)

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Oral history is inherently about memory, and when oral history interviews are used \u0022in public,\u0022 they invariably both reflect and shape public memories of the past. Oral History and Public Memories is the only book that explores this relationship, in fourteen case studies of oral history's use in a variety of venues and media around the world. Readers will learn, for example, of oral history based efforts to reclaim community memory in post-apartheid Cape Town, South Africa; of the role of personal testimony in changing public understanding of Japanese American history in the American West; of oral history's value in mapping heritage sites important to Australia's Aboriginal population; and of the way an oral history project with homeless people in Cleveland, Ohio became a tool for popular education. Taken together, these original essays link the well established practice of oral history to the burgeoning field of memory studies.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryHistory: theory & methodsHistoriographyHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsOral history Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S. Publication Date: 01/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9781592131402  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Paula Hamilton is Associate Professor in History at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. She is co-director of the Australian Centre for Public History and co-editor of Public History Review.Linda Shopes is a freelance editor and consultant and formerly a historian at the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. She is Past President of the U.S. Oral History Association and co-editor of the series Studies in Oral History.

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