Archives : power, truth, and fiction / edited by Andrew Prescott and Alison Wiggins.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2023.
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Part of the resource is open access.
Summary note
Archives have never been more complex, expansive, or ubiquitous. 'Archives' is an indispensable research and reference book: a hugely helpful guide to archives in the twenty-first century. Material discussed ranges from medieval manuscripts to born-digital archival content, and art objects to state papers.
Notes
Also issued in print: 2023.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience
Specialized.
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Description based on online resource and publisher information; title from PDF title page (viewed on November 17, 2023).
Contents
  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright Page
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Notes on Editorial Policy
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Foreword
  • ANDREW PRESCOTT AND ALISON WIGGINS Introduction
  • Part I Conceptions
  • 1 MICHELLE CASWELL `The Archive' is Not an Archives: Acknowledging the Intellectual Contributions of Archival Studies
  • 2 LOUISE CRAVEN Where and What Are the Boundaries of the Archive?
  • 3 HARIZ HALILOVICH AND ANNE J. GILLILAND Digitality and the Reconfigured Global Archive(s) of Forced Migration
  • 4 JAMES LOWRY The Record as Command
  • 5 ANDREW HOSKINS New Memory and the Archive
  • 6 NIAMH MOORE Response to `Conceptions'
  • Part II Frameworks
  • 7 ANDREW PRESCOTT Appraisal and Original Order: The Power Structures of the Archive
  • 8 ANNA SEXTON Archival Education and Professionalism
  • 9 LISA GITELMAN Metadata
  • 10 RUTH AHNERT AND SEBASTIAN E. AHNERT Networks
  • 11 MICHAEL MOSS AND DAVID THOMAS Authenticating and Evaluating Evidence
  • 12 lVICTORIA VAN HYNING AND HEATHER WOLFE More Content, Less Context: Rethinking Access
  • 13 JANET FOSTER Response to `Frameworks'
  • Part III Materialities
  • 14 ALISON WIGGINS The Materiality of Written Textual Forms
  • 15 SIMON POPPLE Sound and Vision: The Audio-Visual Archive
  • 16 CATHERINE RICHARDSON Doors into the Archives: Material Objects and Document Collections
  • 17 JANE BIRKIN Archives, Art, and the Performativity of Practice
  • 18 EIRINI GOUDAROULI Digital Innovation and Archival Thinking
  • 19 LAURA MANDELL Response to `Materialities'
  • Part IV Encounters and Evolution
  • 20 ERIC KETELAAR The Agency of Archivers
  • 21 PAUL LIHOMA State Power and the Shaping of Archives in Malawi
  • 22 PAUL STROHM Archival Impulses and the Gunpowder Plot.
  • 23 NADINE AKKERMAN AND PETE LANGMAN Accidentally on Purpose: Denying Any Responsibility for the Accidental Archive
  • 24 JULIE A. FISHER Response to `Encounters and Evolution'
  • Part V Narrators
  • 25 KARINA BERAS AND JARRETT MARTIN DRAKE From Repositories of Failure to Archives of Abolition
  • 26 RACHEL DOUGLAS Writer-Editors Making the Haitian and Caribbean Archives Talk
  • 27 SYLVIA FEDERICO Finding Women in the Archives of 1381
  • 28 NORMA CLARKE On Family History and Archives
  • 29 RUTH MACLENNAN An Artist Unpacks the Archives
  • 30 ALAN STEWART Response to `Narrators'
  • Part VI Erasures and Exclusion
  • 31 LAE'L HUGHES-WATKINS America's Scrapbook: A Reckoning in the Archives
  • 32 REBECCA KAHN Irreconcilable Archives: Queer Collections and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  • 33 REBECCA ABBY WHITING Destruction and Displacement: The 2003 War and the Struggle for Iraq's Records
  • 34 EDWINA ASHIE-NIKOI, EMMANUEL ADJEI, AND MUSAH ADAMS Of Bonfires, Mindsets, and Policies: The Multi-Causal Matrix of Silence in Ghanaian Public Archives
  • 35 KIRSTEN WELD Response to `Erasures and Exclusion'
  • VERNE HARRIS Afterword
  • Index.
ISBN
  • 0-19-198014-5
  • 0-19-288440-9
  • 0-19-288441-7
OCLC
  • 1411311518
  • 1409617659
Doi
  • 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198829324.001.0001
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