Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 20 items

  • Keywords: oral testimony x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Emotional Memory in Survivors of the Holocaust: A Qualitative Study of Oral Testimony

Robert N. Kraft

in Memory and Emotion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195158564
eISBN:
9780199848126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158564.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Housed in archives throughout the world are videotaped oral testimonies documenting the memories of individuals who have lived through prolonged ... More


Violence, Martyrdom and Partition: A Daughter's Testimony

Nonica Datta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699340
eISBN:
9780199080236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book presents the oral testimony of Subhashini (1914–2003), the woman head of a well-known Arya Samaj institution devoted to women's education in rural north India. Subhashini's narrative ... More


White‐Hot Piety: The Early Methodist White‐Hot Piety: The Early Methodist Laypeople

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Typically, the early Methodist laity turned not to journals to give voice to their experience, but to oral testimony in band meetings or to familiar letters written to the very Methodist preachers ... More


Introducing Subhashini

Nonica Datta

in Violence, Martyrdom and Partition: A Daughter's Testimony

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699340
eISBN:
9780199080236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces Subhashini as a colonial subject and engages with her life history. It seeks to connect and situate a daughter's testimony within a parallel social history — a history of the ... More


Survivors: Veterans and the Nature of Personal Testimony

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain during the 1960s there was a marked increase in interest for the stories and experiences of the ordinary person. The fiftieth anniversaries of the First World War stimulated large-scale ... More


1945 to the Present

Tony Kushner

in Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter follows the earlier one in this section on female migrant domestic work but covers the period from 1945 to the present. It explores how refugee domestic servants were remembered in ... More


Memory and Modernity

Julie Stephens

in Confronting Postmaternal Thinking: Feminism, Memory, and Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149211
eISBN:
9780231520560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149211.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In contrast to the previous chapter’s concern with the collective forgetting of the “nurturing mother” in reminiscences of feminists about their own mothers, this chapter focuses on questions of ... More


Sources, Models, and Concepts

Alicia Simpson

in Niketas Choniates: A Historiographical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670710
eISBN:
9780191758119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670710.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the sources from which Niketas Choniates compiled his account and the models which guided him. It begins with an examination of the historian’s use of written sources, namely ... More


Introduction: the modern drive to emigrate

A. James Hammerton

in Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s: Stories From Modern Nomads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116574
eISBN:
9781526128409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116574.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction canvasses key themes to emerge from migrant testimony: traditional sojourning and adventure migration, the casual adoption of global mobility and global identities from the 1960s, ... More


Filmed Testimonies, Archives, and Memoirs of the Mao Era: Staging Unofficial History in Chinese Independent Documentaries

Judith Pernin and Sebastian Veg (eds)

in Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Over the past 25 years, various Chinese independent documentary filmmakers have attempted to shed light on times and topics that are vaguely, inaccurately or insufficiently narrated in official ... More


A Daughter's Testimony

Nonica Datta

in Violence, Martyrdom and Partition: A Daughter's Testimony

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699340
eISBN:
9780199080236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter crafts Subhashini's memory as ‘A Daughter's Testimony’. Her testimony is divided into three parts, narrating her stories within stories, representing a constant interplay of testimony ... More


The Lay Participant at Court

Fielding NigelG

in Courting Violence: Offences Against the Person Cases in Court

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199279357
eISBN:
9780191700057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279357.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Although oral testimonies may serve as a source of fundamental evidence, such testimonies may be modified, mediated, and even exploited in order to alter the course of court trials. While law ... More


The Death of Prehistory: Reforming the Past, Looking to the Future

Peter R. Schmidt and Stephen A. Mrozowski (eds)

in The Death of Prehistory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684595
eISBN:
9780191804816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684595.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explores how the concept of prehistory has undermined the histories of other cultures outside the West and how archaeologists can reclaim more inclusive histories set within the idiom of ... More


Introduction

John Beckett

in Writing Local History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter deals with local history. Local history encompasses a wide range of interests, concerns and outputs, which are serious and amusing, amateur and professional. Written local history can ... More


Finding My Way in African Women’s History

Kathleen Sheldon

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes Kathleen Sheldon’s introduction to African women’s history, focusing on the two years she lived in Mozambique in the early 1980s, doing research on working women under a newly ... More


Dissecting Long Kesh/Maze—archaeological and multi-scalar approaches

Laura McAtackney

in An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673919
eISBN:
9780191804779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673919.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Long Kesh/Maze prison in Northern Ireland using contemporary archaeological and multi-scalar approaches. As an ideal location to conduct contemporary archaeology, Long ... More


‘Living’ with dowry: oral testimonies of gender oppression*

Biswamoy Pati

in South Asia from the margins: Echoes of Orissa, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086588
eISBN:
9781781704646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086588.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the problem of dowry to explore its present-day ramifications. It highlights a problem that is in sharp contrast to the ‘image’ of Orissan society being relatively free from ... More


Conclusion

Kiranmayi Indraganti

in Her Majestic Voice: South Indian Female Playback Singers and Stardom, 1945–1955

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463565
eISBN:
9780199086559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463565.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter argues for the writing of histories of marginalized cinematic performers and the need for a relevant place for playback singers. From the point of being anonymous ‘ghost’ singers to ... More


‘To Mount or Not to Mount?’: Court Records and Law Making in Early Modern Rajasthan

Nandita Sahai

in Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477791
eISBN:
9780199091096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477791.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter examines documentary culture in eighteenth-century Rajasthan through an exploration of the legal archive—the Sanad Parwana Bahis—of the kingdom of Jodhpur. More particularly, it studies ... More


Introduction

Biswamoy Pati

in South Asia from the margins: Echoes of Orissa, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086588
eISBN:
9781781704646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086588.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter delineates the major areas and concerns of this book. Besides highlighting some typical specificities of the region, it also points to its diversities. This is combined with a discussion ... More


View: