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Title Thinking about oral history : theories and applications / edited by Thomas L. Charlton, Lois E. Myers, and Rebecca Sharpless ; with the assistance of Leslie Roy Ballard.
Imprint Lanham : AltaMira Press, [2008]

Subject Oral history.
Alt Name Charlton, Thomas L. (Thomas Lee)
Myers, Lois E., 1946-
Sharpless, Rebecca.
Uniform Title Handbook of oral history. Selections.
Description viii, 378 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Selections of essays from the comprehensive reference work Handbook of oral history, published in 2006.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-364) and index.
ISBN 9780759110908 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759110905 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759110915 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0759110913 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 162118915
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Thomas L. Charlton, Lois E. Myers, Rebecca Sharpless1
1The History of Oral History / Rebecca Sharpless7
Pt. ITheories 
2Memory Theory: Personal and Social / Alice M. Hoffman, Howard S. Hoffman33
3Aging, the Life Course, and Oral History: African American Narratives of Struggle, Social Change, and Decline / Kim Lacy Rogers55
4A Conversation Analytic Approach to Oral History Interviewing / Eva M. McMahan94
5Women's Oral History: Is It So Special? / Sherna Berger Gluck115
6Narrative Theory / Mary Chamberlain142
Pt. IIApplications 
7Publishing Oral History: Oral Exchange and Print Culture / Richard Candida Smith169
8Biography and Oral History / Valerie Raleigh Yow183
9Fractious Action: Oral History-Based Performance / Jeff Friedman223
10Oral History in Sound and Moving Image Documentaries / Charles Hardy III, Pamela Dean268
 About the Editors and Contributors373

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