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Listening on the Edge: Oral History in the Aftermath of Crisis
From the headlines of local newspapers to the coverage of major media outlets, scenes of war, natural disaster, political revolution and ethnic repression greet readers and viewers at every turn. What we often fail to grasp, however, despite numerous treatments of events is the deep meaning and broader significance of crisis and disaster. The complexity and texture of ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published May 1st 2014 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published April 1st 2014)
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In depth interviews with people who have recently suffered a great loss. The stories from Bosnia are especially compelling and eye-opening for many of us who watches the air strikes and trials on TV, unaware of the woman who fled her home with her children and her cow. Every chapter covers a situation you've heard about, but know nothing about.