Journal Article

The Oral Historian as Memorist

Paula Hamilton

in The Oral History Review

Published on behalf of Oral History Association

Volume 32, issue 1, pages 11-18
Published in print January 2005 | ISSN: 0094-0798
Published online January 2005 | e-ISSN: 1533-8592 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/ohr.2005.32.1.11
The Oral Historian as Memorist

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This paper explores some issues in relation to oral history and memory that emerge in Alessandro Portelli's The Order Has Been Carried Out. I examine the contemporary role of the oral historian, the relationship between the present and the past in memory work, and make some comments about how we might articulate the field of oral history with memory studies more closely for the enrichment of both.

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Subjects: Oral History

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