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Work: Twenty Personal Accounts, Volume 1

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298 pages
Published 1968 by Penguin
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Before Studs Terkel's better known "Working" book Ronald Fraser published
Work: Twenty Personal Accounts (1968)
Work: Twenty Personal Accounts Volume 2 (1969)

Between they made working class people's experiences in their own language "ourstory" widespread known.
Since then has finally become internationally accepted for oral-his/her/ourstory of First nations, Aboriginal, indigenous peoples. They who for millenia placed community memory on oral traditions of songlines. stories to share knowledge.

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Ronald Angus Fraser (9 December 1930 – 10 February 2012) was a British historian noted for his oral histories and in particular for Blood Of Spain: An Oral History of the Spanish Civil War, his oral history of the Spanish Civil War.

Born in Hamburg to an upper-middle class British father and wealthy American mother, Fraser was educated at boarding school in England and the USA and undertook further