I was expecting more generalizations about oral traditions. Belgium-born and educated, Jan Vansina is known internationally for his many contributions to. Oral Tradition: A Study in Historical Methodology. Front Cover. Jan Vansina. Transaction THE METHOD OF TRANSMISSION IN ORAL TRADITION. Title, Oral tradition as history: Jan Vansina. Author, Vansina, Jan. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. E-Distribution Information, MPublishing, University of.
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Oral tradition as history
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Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. English Choose a language for shopping. Getting the Message pp. In this work he has successfully resolved a question that has long perplexed historians of Africahow the Bantu peoples passed from their origins in the Niger-Benue region through the great tropical rainforests of Zaire to the savanna lands to the south, where they proliferated throughout eastern, central, and southern Africa.
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Currently a professor at han University of Wisconsin at Madison, he received tradltion Ph. Vansina No preview available – Miller Kagame Kimera king kingdom Kuba language later linguistic Liptako lists Mbegha memory mnemonic Myth names narrative Ndoong notion Nzebi occur official Oral Historiography oral history oral societies oral tradition Oromo past performance person poem poetry quipu recited reconstruction recorded relation relationships remembered ritual royal rules Rundi Rwanda sequence Shambaa single slogans social song stereotypes story structure tale Tee Grounds tell testimony Tikopia tion told traditions of origin transmission usually Vansina versions village whole worldview written sources Xhosa Zaire.
Now, Vansina—with the benefit of two decades of additional thought and research—has revised his original work substantially, completely rewriting some sections and adding much new material. For the second time in a quarter of a century, we are profoundly in the debt of Jan Vansina.
Now, Vansina—with the benefit of two decades of additional thought and research—has revised his original work substantially, completely rewriting some sections and adding much new material.
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Belgium-born and educated, Jan Vansina is known internationally for his many contributions to social anthropology and to African history.
Vansina is one of the foremost pioneers in the development of techniques and methods in the history of culture that employ the use of oral traditions in the search for the African past.
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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Write a customer review. Oral Tradition as History by Jan M. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Evans-Pritchard episode example exist fact factors failure of memory falsification fieldworker fixed texts free texts function genealogies give happens historian historical source important influence initial informant instance interest Jan Vansina Kagame kind king king of Burundi king of Rwanda Kuba lambil large number linguistic literary categories Luapula means Meyerowitz mnemonic names Ndoong Ntare occur official traditions oral traditions parent text particular past person poems poetry political possible preserved proverb purpose question recited recording regarded reliability royal Ruganguuza Ruhinda Rundi Rwanda social society songs specialists statements stereotype structure Takyiman tale testi tion transmitted tribal tribes Trobriand Islanders Tutsi type of tradition usually Vansina variant versions various whole words writing.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jan Vansina is the John D. University of Wisconsin Press; 1 edition July 15, Language: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He has held concurrent positions as visiting lecturer at the University of Lovanium, Leopoldville, and at Northwestern University and as visiting professor and then professor at the University of Lovanium, Kinshasha.
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