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    • Alford, William P.; Liao, Mei; Cui, Fengming (2020)
      This open access book is unique in presenting the first oral history of individuals with an intellectual disability and their families in China. In this summary volume and the two accompanying volumes that follow, individuals ...
    • Alford, William P.; Liao, Mei; Cui, Fengming (2020)
      This open access book contains the oral histories that were inspired by the work of the Special Olympics in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of its founding. The foreword and prefatory materials provide an overview ...
    • Alford, William P.; Liao, Mei; Cui, Fengming (2020)
      This open access book brings together oral histories that record the experiences of individuals with intellectual disabilities in Shanghai as they participate in their careers. Employees with intellectual disabilities ...
    • J. Fox, James (2016)
      This is a study in oral poetic composition. It examines how oral poets compose their recitations. Specifically, it is a study of the recitations of 17 separate master poets from the Island of Rote recorded over a period ...
    • Turin, Mark; Wheeler, Claire; Wilkinson, Eleanor (2013)
      Thanks to ever-greater digital connectivity, interest in oral traditions has grown beyond that of researcher and research subject to include a widening pool of global users. When new publics consume, manipulate and connect ...
    • Anttonen, Pertti; af Forselles, Cecilia; Salmi-Niklander, Kirsti (2018)
      "Traditionally, oral traditions were considered to diffuse only orally, outside the influence of literature and other printed media. Eventually, more attention was given to interaction between literacy and orality, but it ...
    • Kannike, Anu; Tasa, Monika (2016)
      This volume encompasses a broad span of issues related to borders as areas of intense activity substantially contributing to the dynamics of culture. The chapters address questions relating to the construction and ...
    • Stark, Laura (2011)
      "In the mid-19th century, letters to newspapers in Finland began to condemn a practice known as home thievery, in which farm mistresses pilfered goods from their farms to sell behind the farm master’s back. Why did farm ...
    • McCorristine, Shane (2018)
      Visitors to the Arctic enter places that have been traditionally imagined as otherworldly. This strangeness fascinated audiences in nineteenth-century Britain when the idea of the heroic explorer voyaging through unmapped ...