On Power, Politics, and Oral History

This is the first of oral history scraps that may or may not become a series depending on my dedication.*  Today, I juxtapose two powerful excerpts on power – on politics and development. But they are also comments about history and the conditions of power within oral history interviews (for readings, see below). In this first snippet,Continue reading “On Power, Politics, and Oral History”

Oral History Snippets and Scraps

I haven’t blogged in a year. Oops. I’m on leave (yay!) and spending a lot of time revisiting my oral history interviews as part of manuscript revisions. Reading, listening again produces a range of emotions and thoughts that won’t make it into any book or article. They deserve to be shared and despite my best efforts atContinue reading “Oral History Snippets and Scraps”