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An Oral History of Detroit Punk Rock

Steve Miller | Detroit Rock City | DaCapo Press | June 2013 | 39 minutes (7,835 words)

Detroit is known for many things: Motown, automobiles, decline and rebirth. 8,285 more words


100 Homes Project Wins Prestigious National Awards

On Friday 16th November members of the 100 Homes Community Oral History Project was presented with two prestigious national awards from the Community Archives and Heritage Group. 93 more words


Book: Religion as Resistance, Negotiating Authority in Italian Libya

Eileen Ryan, Religion as Resistance, Negotiating Authority in Italian Libya (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).

From the description: “When Italian forces landed on the shores of Libya in 1911, many in Italy hailed it as an opportunity to embrace a Catholic national identity through imperial expansion. 195 more words


Aboriginal art - is it a white thing?

Since January 2015, I’ve been working with the eminent art historian Ian McLean and the irrepressible Margo Neale, Senior Indigenous Curator at the National Museum, on a wonderful project funded by the Australian Research Council: to investigate and document the little known but influential relationships between Aboriginal artists and close white associates. 1,368 more words

The Making of Nirvana's Most Vulnerable Album

In the 25 years since Nirvana last performed, we’ve seen a slew of posthumous releases and documentaries. One of the most enduring monuments to the band’s brilliance is their 1993 MTV… 361 more words


History's Conscience -- No. 2 in a Series

When Historical Research Requires Confidentiality

Historians conduct interviews and write about them. Authors write that history, give names, dates, places, and events, and quote their sources and provide citations. 1,337 more words