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Lingering Questions about ‘Oral Literature’

Leo Treitler

in With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How it Was Made

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199214761
eISBN:
9780191713897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214761.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The ongoing discussions about the Homeric Question and about orality and literacy in the language arts resonate to such a degree with parallel questions as regards the history of music. These ... More


Making History Every Day: The Iowa Labor History Oral Project and Popular Education

Jennifer Sherer

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author presents an approach to teaching labor history drawn from her experience as an educator at the University of Iowa Labor Center. In particular, she focuses on the Iowa ... More


Remembering China from Taiwan: Divided Families and Bittersweet Reunions after the Chinese Civil War

Mahlon Meyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083862
eISBN:
9789882209091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The book tells the story of the exodus from China of two million Nationalist loyalists, military and civilians. It depicts the choices faced by millions of families as they were forced to chose which ... More


Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor, and Linsey Robb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100696
eISBN:
9781526120830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100696.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book focuses on working class civilian men who as a result of working in reserved occupations were exempt from enlistment in the armed forces. It utilises fifty six newly conducted oral history ... More


Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s-1980s)

Julian M. Simpson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784991302
eISBN:
9781526135841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991302.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The NHS is traditionally viewed as a typically British institution; a symbol of national identity. It has however always been dependent on a migrant workforce whose role has until recently received ... More


Managing the cultural past in the newly independent states of Mali and Ghana

Sophie Mew

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter uses the oral history narratives of six post-war British migrants to southern Africa to analyse the impact of decolonisation on individuals. With attention to performances of identity ... More


Faith in the family: A lived religious history of English Catholicism, 1945-82

Alana Harris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719085741
eISBN:
9781781706503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085741.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing upon a multi-disciplinary methodology employing diverse written sources, material practices and vivid life histories, Faith in the Family seeks to assess the impact of the Second Vatican ... More


Defiant Workers: Race, Sexuality, and the Political Visions of Braceros

Mireya Loza

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629766
eISBN:
9781469629780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629766.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this book, Mireya Loza sheds new light on the private lives of migrant men who participated in the Bracero Program (1942-1964), a binational agreement between the United States and Mexico that ... More


Introduction

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter outlines the main themes of the book, situating the study of modern radical subjectivities against the historiography of post-1945 English society, culture and politics. It ... More


The Right of Return Movement and Memories for Return

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the emergence of the Right of Return Movement within a Palestinian national arena of contention in light of the Oslo Accords, and the translation of this movement's contentious ... More


Our fighting sisters: Nation, memory and gender in Algeria, 1954-2012

Natalya Vince

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091070
eISBN:
9781781708675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091070.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Between 1954 and 1962, Algerian women played a major role in the struggle to end French rule in one of the most violent wars of decolonisation of the twentieth century. Our Fighting Sisters is the ... More


‘The more you did, the more they depended on you’: memories of practice on the periphery

Julian M. Simpson

in Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s-1980s)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784991302
eISBN:
9781526135841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991302.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter draws on doctors’ accounts to explore the nature of general practice in the first forty years of the NHS in the peripheral areas where many medical migrants built careers. It begins by ... More


A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Samuel Charters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book tells the entire story of a century of jazz in New Orleans. Although there is still controversy over the racial origins and cultural sources of New Orleans jazz, the book provides a ... More


Adding to the mosaic of British general practice

Julian M. Simpson

in Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s-1980s)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784991302
eISBN:
9781526135841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991302.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between South Asian doctors and what has been termed the ‘renaissance’ of general practice in the post- war years. Changes in British General practice from the ... More


Sustaining

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses how J. W. Tyner crisscrossed northeastern Oklahoma documenting Cherokee life after allotment as part of the American Indian Oral History Project, commonly known as the Doris ... More


Epilogue: Representing Memory: Braceros in the Archive and Museum

Mireya Loza

in Defiant Workers: Race, Sexuality, and the Political Visions of Braceros

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629766
eISBN:
9781469629780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629766.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue focuses on the dilemmas of documenting memory for the Bracero History Archive and the reception of the National Museum of American History’s exhibit, “Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero ... More


From Plants to Pharmaceuticals

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

in Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085524
eISBN:
9780226086163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226086163.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bitter Roots introduces an innovative new way to think about drug discovery from plants within a transnational perspective. It historicizes the process of drug discovery for each plant in a ... More


Beyond the surgery boundaries: doctors’ organisations and activist medics

Julian M. Simpson

in Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s-1980s)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784991302
eISBN:
9781526135841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991302.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes how migrant doctors became involved in medical politics and in addressing social questions. They added new dimensions to British medical culture by creating groups that catered ... More


Conclusion: historicising a ‘revolution’

Julian M. Simpson

in Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s-1980s)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784991302
eISBN:
9781526135841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991302.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter explores how this history of South Asian migrants in British medicine might inform contemporary thinking about the role of migrants in medicine and in wider British society.


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