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Qualitative Research Guide: Life Histories

Online and collection-based resources to aid in conducting, finding, using, synthesizing, and teaching qualitative research in the health sciences.

What are Life Histories?

In their 1985 book Interpreting Life Histories Watson and Watson-Franke define life histories as "any retrospective account by the individual of his [or her] life in whole or part, in written or oral form, that has been elicited or prompted by another person"

Books about Life Histories

The following books are available as ebooks through the UCSF Library unless otherwise noted

Resources on Life Histories

Life Histories in the Literature

This RSS feed contains the latest 5 articles for the Pubmed search:  ("life histor*") AND (biography)

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