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Contribution to Book
Learning to Listen: Interview Techniques and Analyses
The Oral History Reader (1998)
  • Dana C. Jack, Western Washington University
  • Kathryn Anderson, Western Washington University
The Oral History Reader edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson, is an international anthology of the key writings about the theory, method and use of oral history.
Arranged in five thematic sections, The Oral History Reader details issues in the theory and practice of oral history. The collection covers key debates in the postwar development of oral history including:
* problems posed by interviewing
* discussions of the politics of empowerment
* analytical strategies for interpreting memories
* concerns of archiving, practice, ethics and interpretation.
Publication Date
Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson
Citation Information
Dana C. Jack and Kathryn Anderson. "Learning to Listen: Interview Techniques and Analyses" London and New YorkThe Oral History Reader (1998)
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