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Paul Thompson (born 1935) is a British sociologist and oral historian.

Paul Thompson (born 1935) is a British sociologist and oral historian. Thompson was educated at the University of Oxford, graduating in 1958 with First Class Honours in Modern History.

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In his book, "The Voice of the Past: Oral History," Paul Thompson successfully explores all aspects of oral history - from a historiographical journey that analyzes oral history through the ages to advice on designing projects, interviewing techniques, organizing information, an. .

In his book, "The Voice of the Past: Oral History," Paul Thompson successfully explores all aspects of oral history - from a historiographical journey that analyzes oral history through the ages to advice on designing projects, interviewing techniques, organizing information, and interpretation. According to the author, The book is, first of all, an introduction to the use of oral sources by the historian. But the very use of these sources raises fundamental issues, and I have decided to take these at the beginning, moving step by step towards the more practical later chapters.

He challenges myths of historical scholarship and looks at the use of oral sources by the historian.

Oral history gives history back to the people in their own words. And in giving a past, it also helps them towards a future of their own making. Oral history and life stories help to create a truer picture of the past and the changing present, documenting the lives and feelings of all kinds of people, many otherwise hidden from history.

In this book, Gail Hershatter explores changes in the lives of seventy-two elderly women in rural Shaanxi province during the revolutionary decades of the 1950s and 1960s.

Thompson Paul B. (EN). He challenges myths of historical scholarship and looks at the use of oral sources by the historian. The author offers advice on designing a project; discusses reliability of oral evidence; considers the context of the development of historical writing including it's social function. and looksat memory, the self and the use of drama and therapy.

Paul Richard Thompson. Oral history, History - Methodology. Oxford University Press.

In this new edition of a standard text on the subject, Paul Thompson argues that oral history, though largely neglected by conventional historians, can help to create a truer, more democratic picture of the past, documenting the lives and feelings of all types of people. In addition to tracing the development, theory, and practical methods of oral history, this edition includes many new examples and chapters, and an enlarged bibliography, bringing Thompson's work completely up to date.
The Voice of the Past: Oral History download epub
Author: Paul Richard Thompson
ISBN: 0192891022
Category: History
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press (1978)
Pages: 272 pages