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Title Oral history : an interdisciplinary anthology / David K. Dunaway, Willa K. Baum, editors.
Imprint Walnut Creek : AltaMira Press, [1996]
Edition Second edition.

Series American Association for State and Local History book series
American Association for State and Local History book series.
Subject Oral history.
Alt Name Dunaway, David King.
Baum, Willa K.
American Association for State and Local History.
Oral History Association.
Description 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Edition Second edition.
Note "Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History and the Oral History Association."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0761991883 (alk. paper)
0761991891 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 35183886
Table of Contents
 Introduction: The Interdisciplinary of Oral History / David K. Dunaway7
 From the Preface to the First Edition / Willa K. Baum23
1Oral History: How and Why It was Born / Allan Nevins29
2Oral History / Louis Starr39
3Directions for Oral History in the United States / Ronald J. Grele62
4Reliability and Validity in Oral History / Alice Hoffman87
5Distinguishing the Significant from the Insignificant / Barbara Tuchman94
6Accuracy in Oral History Interviewing / William Cutler III99
7Oral History: An Appreciation / William Moss107
8Oral Tradition and Historical Methodology / Jan Vansina121
9A Note on Oral Tradition and Historical Evidence / Ruth Finnegan126
10Oral History Project Design / David Lance135
11Introduction to Tom Rivers / Saul Benison143
12Theory, Method, and Oral History / Peter Friedlander150
13Reflections on Ethics / Amelia Fry161
14Preface to the Saga of Coe Ridge / Lynwood Montell175
15The Folklorist, the Oral Historian, and Local History / Larry Danielson187
16Oral History and the Writing of Ethnic History / Gary Y. Okihiro199
17What's So Special About Women? Women's Oral History / Sherna Gluck215
18Using Oral History for a Family History Project / Linda Shopes231
19The Search for Generational Memory / Tamara Hareven241
20Black History, Oral History, and Genealogy / Alex Haley257
21The Oral Historian and the Folklorist / Richard Dorson283
22Oral History at Communicative Event / Charles Joyner292
23The Anthropological Interview and the Life History / Sidney Mintz298
24Radio and the Public Use of Oral History / David K. Dunaway306
25The Expanding Role of the Librarian in Oral History / Willa K. Baum321
26Oral History in Mexico and the Caribbean / Eugenia Meyer343
27The Development of Oral History in Britain / Paul Thompson351
28Oral History in Germany / Karin Hartewig363
29Oral History in France / Daniele Voldman380
30Oral History in Italy / Alessandro Portelli391
31Oral History in Latin America / Dora Schwarzstein417
 About the Editors432