Around The Globe: Rethinking Oral History With Its Protagonists by Miroslav VanekAround The Globe: Rethinking Oral History With Its Protagonists by Miroslav Vanek

Around The Globe: Rethinking Oral History With Its Protagonists

EditorMiroslav Vanek

Paperback | October 15, 2013

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In this unusual and important new work, Miroslav Vanek interviews twelve experts on oral history to discuss the medium’s current status within the social sciences in light of recent technology breakthroughs. Around the Globe addresses many of the challenges of oral history, from its inherent subjectivity to whether it should be treated as a discipline or simply a method for research. The interviewees also include their own accounts of how they began to study oral history, giving each section of the book a personal element that makes it a unique handbook for anyone using oral history in their research.  
Miroslav Vanek teaches at Charles University Prague and is head of the Oral History Center at the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences. From 2010 to 2012 he was president of International Oral History Association. 
Title:Around The Globe: Rethinking Oral History With Its ProtagonistsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.6 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:Karolinum Press, Charles UniversityLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8024622262

ISBN - 13:9788024622262


Table of Contents

1              Preface

2              The reason for a book of interviews?

                Researchers in the role of narrators

                Spheres of research

                How did the interviews continue?

3              A book of interviews

                Rina Benmayor

                David King Dunaway

                Alexander Freund

                Ronald Grele

                Daniela Koleva

                Elizabeth Millwood

                Charles T. Morrissey

                Robert Perks

                Alexander von Plato

                Alessandro Portelli

                Donald A. Ritchie

                Alistair Thomson

                Paul Thompson

3              Rules and ethics of oral historical research must be respected