The Voice of the Past
Oral HistoryBook - 1978
"Paul Thompson's successful book traces oral history through its own past and weighs up the recent achievements of this international movement. He challenges myths of historical scholarship and looks at the use of oral sources by the historian. The author offers advice on designing a project; discusses reliability of oral evidence; considers the context of the development of historical writing including it's social function.; and looks at memory, the self and the use of drama and therapy."
Publisher: Oxford [Eng.] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1978
Characteristics: xi, 257 p. ; 21 cm