Friday, 16 September 2011

Oral History Interviews: Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge

The Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge is near completion of a project to digitise their collection of  Oral history interviews
The site provides free online access to a unique sound archive containing several hundred oral history interviews and recordings relating to the political, economic and social history of India during the 20th century. They include materials relating to the British Empire, colonial rule in India, their struggle for Independence and the work of political movements such as the Indian National Congress and supporters of Gandhi. Contributors include Indian politicians, social reformers, eye witnesses of key events and members of the British establishment. Each entry has associated bibliographic information, technical and copyright data. Many have transcripts.

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