In Telling Stories, Mary Jo Maynes, Jennifer L. Pierce, and Barbara Laslett argue that personal narratives-autobiographies, oral histories, life history interviews, and memoirs-are an important research tool for understanding the relationship between people and their societies.
Telling Stories. The Use of Personal Narratives in the Social Sciences and History. Chez Cornell UP.
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