READ BOOK ☆ Listening to History: The Authenticity of Oral Evidence - by Trevor Lummis

Listening to History: The Authenticity of Oral Evidence By Trevor Lummis,

  • Title: Listening to History: The Authenticity of Oral Evidence
  • Author: Trevor Lummis
  • ISBN: 9780389207795
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Hardcover
  • How can oral evidence be generated, selected and analyzed so that oral history becomes a reliable historical tool The author shows how, with the help of social science methodology, the unique insights gained from talking to individuals about the past can be a valuable addition to historical sources The book provides the reader with detailed guidelines on the interviewingHow can oral evidence be generated, selected and analyzed so that oral history becomes a reliable historical tool The author shows how, with the help of social science methodology, the unique insights gained from talking to individuals about the past can be a valuable addition to historical sources The book provides the reader with detailed guidelines on the interviewing process, who to interview, how to interview, and how to analyze the information, whether from a single interview or a large archive Also examined are the problems of memoryohow researchers can check reliability and accuracy.
    Listening to History The Authenticity of Oral Evidence How can oral evidence be generated selected and analyzed so that oral history becomes a reliable historical tool The author shows how with the help of social science methodology the unique insights

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    1. This was another book that I picked up for my oral and memory essay While my focus was finding information to analyze in my essay, I found myself enjoying the author s commentary and point of view His writing and analysis is easy to follow and the way he writes flows very quickly That being said, there were certain points that I felt dragged but overall it wasn t a difficult read One aspect that I really enjoyed was that Lummis used his own research projects, on English fishermen, to support his [...]

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