Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 712

Insider Histories


Description

Considers current debates about oral histories and oral history practice. Uses Māori histories as case studies, noting their emphasis on oral sources and the issues of subjectivity that arise. Offers a mix of practical historical research and analytical skills. Topics include: the nature of and problems with oral and other sources, balancing textual and oral sources, community-based historical narratives.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Aroha Harris

Points

HISTORY 712: 30.0 points

Prerequisites


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