The Piper Alpha disaster remains the most significant event in the history of the British North Sea oil industry, yet despite a large range of scholarship on the topic women's experiences of the disaster have not been heard publicly. This article uses oral history testimony to add the private experiences of women who were affected by the disaster to the public experiences of men. The focus of the analysis is on the gendered and political nature of remembrance and the impact that women had on the way that Piper Alpha was commemorated and remembered.
Amanda H. Littauer
distance. Stories of girls developing “crushes” on adult women are ubiquitous in oral histories, autobiographies, and fiction. Gym teachers, school teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, and nuns appear over and over again as the objects of girls
Korean Immigrant Merchants in South Central Los Angeles in the 1980s
University Press, 2003), 7, 53–64, 169. 74 Kim, “Nothing but Love,” 4. 75 Thomas Kilgore, Jr, “Black Leadership in Los Angeles,” interview by Robin D. G. Kelley, oral history transcript, 1988, Oral History Program, Department of Special Collections, Charles E
Narratives of Colonial Conquest during World War I
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