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Achieving the Promise of Oral History in a Digital Age  

Doug Boyd

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
The phrase “digital revolution” is frequently used in both popular and academic discourse to describe the multiple contexts of our increasingly electronically enriched and ... More

The Atlantic Northeast  

Neal Salisbury

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
The Atlantic Northeast emerged as a distinctive region between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries. Its largest tribal groupings were the Abenaki, Mi’kmaq, Penobscot, and other Wabanaki ... More

Can Memory Be Collective?  

Anna Green

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
This article explains the collectivity of memory. Memory, in all its guises, has been at the heart of historical inquiry over the past three decades. Cultural and social historians, ... More

Case Study: Opening Up Memory Space: The Challenges of Audiovisual History  

Albert Lichtblau

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
The emergence of oral history was connected with a technical development—namely the possibility of recording human voices. The recording techniques developed rapidly. This article ... More

Case Study: Oral History and Democracy: Lessons from Illiterates  

Mercedes Vilanova

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on case studies in oral history with the backdrop of democracy and lessons learnt form illiterates. The “discovery” of illiteracy and its defining characteristics ... More

Case Study: What is it That University-Based Oral History Can Do? The Berkeley Experience  

Richard Cándida Smith

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
University-based oral history needs to undergo a transformation. The process of going out and interviewing people for first-hand knowledge of historical events is as old as the historical ... More

Doing Video Oral History  

Brien R. Williams

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
Oral historians once tended to regard the sound recording of interviews as only the collecting stage of their enterprise. They considered the transcript as the authoritative document of ... More

The Dynamics of Interviewing  

Mary Kay Quinlan

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
The focus of this article is the dynamics of oral history and the significance of interviewing while recording oral history. From the profound to the perfunctory, question-asking permeates ... More

Ethical Challenges in the Oral History of Medicine  

Michelle Winslow and Graham Smith

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
Ethical challenges in the oral history of medicine are the essence of this article. It is a mark of the contribution of oral history to the history of medicine that studies located within ... More

Finding Slave Voices  

Kathleen Hilliard

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2012
The aims of this article are twofold. First, it traces the broad contours of the historiography, examining the myriad ways in which scholars have come to incorporate the slave perspective ... More

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