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Author Schneider, William S., 1946- author.

Title --so they understand : cultural issues in oral history / William Schneider.

Publication Info. Logan : Utah State University Press, [2002]


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Description 1 online resource (198 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Note "Documentation, representation, presentation, and interpretation, illustrated with stories from South Africa, Alaska, and the Yukon."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-190) and index.
Contents How stories work -- Introduction -- A career full of stories -- What's in a story -- Sorting out oral tradition and oral history -- Types of stories -- Personal narratives: shared one to another -- Gathering to tell stories: the neglected genre in oral history -- In search of the story: interviewers and their narrators -- Life histories: the constructed genre -- Issues raised by stories -- The whole truth and nothing but the truth -- Issues of REPRESENTation -- Intellectual property rights and the public: unfinished business -- The public record.
Summary Illuminated by numerous stories collected from Alaska, the Yukon, and South Africa and further enlivened by the author's accessible style and experiences as a longtime oral historian and archivist, So They Understand is a comprehensive study of the special challenges and concerns involved in documenting, representing, preserving, and interpreting oral narratives.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Language English.
Subject Oral tradition.
Oral history.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
Oral history. (OCoLC)fst01047055
Oral tradition. (OCoLC)fst01047117
Mondelinge geschiedenis (wetenschap)
Culturele verschillen.
Culturele aspecten.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Schneider, William S., 1946- --so they understand. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2002 0874215501 (DLC) 2002011651 (OCoLC)50253099
ISBN 0874214882 (electronic bk.)
9780874214888 (electronic bk.)
0874215501 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780874215502 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000051559204
AU@ 000058146659
DEBSZ 396143555
GBVCP 1008648450

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