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Introductory books about oral history:

Steven Caunce, Oral History and the Local Historian (London: Longman, 1994)

Steve Pollock (ed.), Back to Your Roots: Recording Your Family History (London: BBC,1993)

David Marcombe, Sounding Boards: Oral Testimony and the Local Historian (Nottingham: University of Nottingham,1995)

Robert Perks, Oral History: Talking About the Past (London: The Historical Association in association with The Oral History Society,1995)

Paul Thompson, The Voice of the Past: Oral History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 3rd ed, 2000)


Publications using oral history

George Ewart Evans, The Crooked Scythe: An Anthology of Oral History (London: Faber and Faber, 1993)

Perilla Kinchin, Seven Roads in Summertown: Voices from an Oxford Suburb (Oxford: White Cocklade Publishing, 2006)

Oral History (semi-annual journal of the Oral History Society)

Elizabeth Roberts, A Woman’s Place: An Oral History of Working Class Women 1890-1940 (Oxford: Blacwell, 1984) and Women and Families: An Oral History 1940-1970 (Oxford, Blackwell, 1995)  

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