The oral history reader

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Published by Routledge in New York .

Written in English

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  • Oral history

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementRobert Perks and Alistair Thomson.
ContributionsPerks, Robert., Thomson, Alistair.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD16.14 .O76 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3411600M
ISBN 10041534302X, 0415343038
LC Control Number2005027677

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Bib ID: Format: Book: Description: London: Routledge, xiii, p. ; 24 cm. ISBN: (paperback) Summary: The Oral History Reader is an international anthology of the key writings about the theory, method and use of oral history.

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