The 2nd issue (winter 2011) of Testimonios, the digital journal for Oral History Association of Republic of Argentina which is a scientific journal for professional oral historians of Argentina is published. Liliana Barela is the editor of this journal and AHORA (ASOCIACION DE HISTORIA ORAL DE LA REPúBLICA ARGENTINA) is the publisher.

The Memoirs of Ambassador Henry F. Grady: From the Great War to the Cold War

One might have expected the memoirs of Ambassador Henry F. Grady to have appeared in print over half a century ago, when they were first written, for they are similar in many respects to those of other diplomats that were published then.

British Colonialism and Iran

"British Colonialism and Iran" is a collection of articles presented in a conference which is called the same as the book. The mentioned conference was held on 15 October 2008 in Allameh Amini Auditorium in Tehran University.

The War Memoirs and Discourse

When, in 1998, the 9th issue of Pajouhesh (research) yearly dedicated to the Sacred Defense was published in cooperation with “the Ministry of Islamic Culture and Guidance” and “the Research Center of Literature and Art for Defense”

A Review of the Book from the Palace Garden to the Palace of Dreams: Memoirs of a Former Tudeh Party Member

“In the Tudeh Party, I was not but the small beer”, writes a former member of the Tudeh Party in his autobiography regarding his activities in the said political party many years later.

Oral History Review (Winter-Spring 2011)

Oxford University Press has published the Winter-Spring Issue of Oral History Review. This journal is the official publication of Oral History Association in the US.

Palestinian women

"A powerful and much-needed oral history of the Nakba from the 'forgotten community' of Palestinian women who live on in Israel.

Historical Studies Quarterly, No 31, winter 2011

The latest issue f Historical Studies Quarterly has been published. This issue volume includes 6 articles and a series of caricatures by Iraj Zare. In the following lines you can read the abstract of each article:

A look at What is Cultural History?

The book What is Cultural History? by Peter Burke, explains the expansion trend of cultural history since 1970s.It not only outlines the quality of cultural history, but also focuses on its differences and conflicts, tradition and common realms. What is cultural history? is translated into Persian by Dr Nematollah Fazeli and Morteza Ghelich.

The Place of Heroes in History

The contemporary author Paul Johnson, known for his books and articles in the field of history and social sciences, was originally a journalist and for long the editor-in-chief of the much credible weekly magazine of New Statesman. Paul Johnson has published numerous books among which are The Birth of the Modern World, Modern Times, and Intellectuals.

Loss of Memory in Pahlavi Prisons

In total, [I was in prison] about 6 years in two arrests. For the first time after several years, a soldier arranged my escape. I do not know why! Maybe he was one of the influential elements of Islamic groups. They took me to the hospital for the treatment of my hand, which was broken due to the callousness of an officer.

Hajj Pilgrimage

I went on a Hajj pilgrimage in the early 1340s (1960s). At that time, few people from the army, gendarmerie and police went on a pilgrimage to the holy Mashhad and holy shrines in Iraq. It happened very rarely. After all, there were faithful people in the Iranian army who were committed to obeying the Islamic halal and haram rules in any situation, and they used to pray.

A section of the memories of a freed Iranian prisoner; Mohsen Bakhshi

Programs of New Year Holidays
Without blooming, without flowers, without greenery and without a table for Haft-sin , another spring has been arrived. Spring came to the camp without bringing freshness and the first days of New Year began in this camp. We were unaware of the plans that old friends had in this camp when Eid (New Year) came.

Attack on Halabcheh narrated

With wet saliva, we are having the lunch which that loving Isfahani man gave us from the back of his van when he said goodbye in the city entrance. Adaspolo [lentils with rice] with yoghurt! We were just started having it when the plane dives, we go down and shelter behind the runnel, and a few moments later, when the plane raises up, we also raise our heads, and while eating, we see the high sides ...