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Memory Makers of the Great Patriotic War

Curator Agency and Visitor Participation in Soviet War Museums during Stalinism

Anne E. Hasselmann

commission, which had been tasked with documenting the German destruction of cultural heritage, the muzeishchiki took the opportunity to collect knowledge from the local population. In an exercise of oral history research avant la lettre , they interviewed

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Repaying the Debts of the Dead

Kinship, Microfinance, and Mortuary Practice on the Paraguayan Frontier

Caroline E. Schuster

to help with the festival. 5 A shared sense of matrilineal obligation animated the gathering, linking domestic groups to a wider web of relations in Ciudad del Este. Folklore studies of Paraguayan popular religiosity have often focused on oral

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Materiality as an Agency of Knowledge

Competing Forms of Knowledge in Rachel's Tomb in Tiberias

Nimrod Luz

mentioned in the website's oral history section where refugees narrate their memories of their past life and hometown. On May 12, 2017, the Jordanian-based channel, al-Ghad, aired a three-minute segment on Tiberias’ Palestinian past. 2 Important features of

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A State of Force

The Repressive Policing of Contention in Queensland under Frederic Urquhart

Paul Bleakley

is thereby vulnerable to accusations of considerable participant bias. Furthermore, given that Pointing’s series is largely based on the concept of oral history, it would be difficult to draw upon these texts as a means of illuminating the context of

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Archaeology and Ethnographic Collections

Disentangling Provenance, Provenience, and Context in Vanuatu Assemblages

James L. Flexner

were produced on one island (or according to one island’s “style”) and collected on another. Future work with living people from the “source communities” of these objects may offer additional information, where oral histories might explain historical

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Kobi Peled, Thomas Mitchell, Kenneth Waltzer, Brent E. Sasley, Hillel Cohen, and Laura Zittrain Eisenberg

, which is characterized by the utmost sensitivity to cultural nuance, is the respect with which it conveys the voice of the Bedouin themselves—whose customs and faiths are to an extent absorbed by the researchers via oral history—and their interpretations

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Between Conflicting Systems

An Ordinary Tragedy in Now-Capitalist Albania

Matthew Rosen

, e.g., Abrahams 2015 ; De Waal 2014 ; Mëhilli 2017 ; Pipa 1991 ; Tochka 2016 ). Indeed, the vernacular expression ‘life is war’ ( jeta është luftë ), which some readers may know as the title of Shannon Woodcock's (2016) oral history of everyday

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Teachings of Tara

Sacred Place and Human Wellbeing in the Shimla Hills

Jonathan Miles-Watson

in general (and Tara in particular) to the precolonial landscape of Shimla is an easy argument to make; in this, the written history resonates with the oral history. Just as the mythology of Shymla Devi anchors Shimla in a pre-British world, which is

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Anthropological Knowledge and Practice in Global Health

Rodney Reynolds and Isabelle L. Lange

's value to global health, and ask us to consider how that value arises in practice. Erica Nelson, a historian with applied and academic research experience utilising oral history and ethnography to analyse health systems in Latin America and globally

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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

Press . 10.1515/9780804774604 Lunn , Joe . 1999 . Memoirs of the Maelstrom: A Senegalese Oral History of the First World War . Oxford : James Currey . Malkki , Liisa H . 1995 . Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory and National Cosmology