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Week 9: Oral History

Primary Sources

Speaking Archives at Modern Records Centre, Warwick

British Library Sounds

Migration to New Worlds

Race Relations in America

Testaments to the Holocaust

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

Oral Histories of the American South

Further Reading

Abrams, Lynn, Oral History Theory (Routledge, 2016), 2nd ed.

Lummis, Trevor, Listening to History: The Authenticity of Oral Evidence (Barnes and Noble, 1987)

Perks Robert and Alistair Thomson, eds, The Oral History Reader (Routledge, 2006)

Ritchie, Donald, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Oral History (Oxford, 2011)

Tonkin, Elizabeth, Narrating Our Pasts: The Social Construction of Oral History (Cambridge, 1992)

Thompson, Paul, Voices of the Past: Oral History (Oxford, 2000)

Vansina, Jan, Oral Tradition as History (Oxford, 1985)

White, L, S. F. Miescher and D. W. Cohen, eds, African Words, African Voices: Critical Practices in Oral History (Bloomington IN, 2001)