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Shared Authority Essays on the Craft and Meaning of Oral and Public History

ISBN-10: 0791401332

ISBN-13: 9780791401330

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Frisch

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Description:

A collection of 13 previously published essays by Frisch (American studies, SUNY). Among them are general reflections on oral history, collective memory, and American culture and history; detailed studies of specific issues in documentary work; and considerations of public history and programming. Examples used include the unemployed, Chinese students, and the television history of the Vietnam War. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $17.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 5/8/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 273
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Memory, History, and Cultural Authority
Headnotes
Oral History and Hard Times: A Review Essay
The Memory of History
American History and the Structures of Collective Memory: A Modest Exercise in Empirical Iconography
Interpretive Authority in Oral History
Headnotes
Oral History and the Presentation of Class Consciousness: The New York Times v. The Buffalo Unemployed
Preparing Interview Transcripts for Documentary Publication: A Line-by-Line Illustration of the Editing Process
Presenting and Receiving Oral History across Cultural Space: A Note on Responses of Chinese Students to the Documentary Trilogy One Village in China
Oral History, Documentary, and the Mystification of Power: A Critique of Vietnam: A Television History
A Shared Authority: Scholarship, Audience, and Public Presentation
Headnotes
Quality in History Programs: From Celebration to Exploration of Values
Town Into City: A Reconsideration on the Occasion of Springfield's 350th Anniversary, 1636-1986
"Get the Picutre?": A Review Essay
Audience Expectations as Resource and Challenge: Ellis Island as a Case Study
Urban Public History in Celebratory Contexts: The Example of the "Philadelphia's Moving Past" Project
The Presentation of Urban History in Big City Museums
Notes