-- so they understand -- : cultural issues in oral history / William Schneider.

Illuminated by numerous stories collected from Alaska, the Yukon, and South Africa and further enlivened by the author's accessible style and experiences as a longtime oral historian and archivist, So They Understand is a comprehensive study of the special challenges and concerns involved in do...

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Online Access: Full Text (via University Press of Colorado)
Main Author: Schneider, William S., 1946- (Author)
Other title:So they understand : cultural issues in oral history.
University Press of Colorado e-book collection.
Format: eBook
Published: Logan : Utah State University Press, [2002]
Table of Contents:
  • How Stories Work
  • Introduction
  • A Career Full of Stories
  • What's in a Story
  • Sorting Out Oral Tradition and Oral History
  • Types of Stories
  • Personal Narratives: Shared One to Another
  • Gathering to Tell Stories: The Neglected Genre in Oral History
  • In Search of the Story: Interviewers and Their Narrators
  • Life Histories: The Constructed Genre
  • Issues Raised by Stories
  • The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth
  • Issues of Representation
  • Intellectual Property Rights and the Public: Unfinished Business
  • The Public Record.