3 edition of Oral history and cultural practices of the Buem people found in the catalog.
Oral history and cultural practices of the Buem people
Elias Kwaku Asiama
|Statement||[by Elias Kwaku Asiama].|
|LC Classifications||DT510.43.B84 A75 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||50 p. :|
|Number of Pages||50|
|LC Control Number||2004360988|
Includes chapter 14 and 15 of the History Alive 7th grade textbook Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. a talented poet-musician of the Mande people, who tells stories, sings songs, and recites poems to share history Chapter The Cultural Legacy of West Africa 31 Terms. MeghanNaylis Chapter The Cultural. Our online award-winning oral history collection consists of more than interviews. They are arranged alphabetically by last name under individual Alpha headings below: A, B, C, etc. The interviews feature photographs of most interviewees, an interview description, downloadable interview transcripts, and audio files that can be streamed or.
In oral history, we think a lot about the relationship between individuals and larger social, cultural, and political structures. When I speak with public health workers at CDC, I speak with people working to impact health structures around the world – systems which determine who is most at risk for developing various ailments and how these. Describe how West African history, beliefs, and values were passed down through oral and written traditions. Oral tradition is the telling of stories from one person to another. Griots were poet-musicians whose job was to memorize everything.
The practice of life history can take many different forms, including oral testimony, autobiographical writing, reminiscence work, the creation of images, construction of songs and performance of actions, amongst others, but is characterised by its ability to empower those recounting their life stories. As an oral historian, I believe that our subjectivities as a researcher and narrator start the process of creating strong narratives. Once that creation takes place, there is less work left to the researcher to bring out the final product be it a book, an audio or an art piece.
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This selection of readings examines the ways in which many of our contributors rely on in-depth. Dunaway has captured the beauty of oral history and has shared his method and reasonings through this book.
The printed word is a fantastic method of capturing history, but when you hear it directly from the source with the humor and/or passion in the voice, it is the ultimate in history5/5(1).
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"In this thorough guide to oral history theory, methods, and practice, Donald A. Ritchie, a prominent U.S. scholar in the field, synthesizes and builds on the extensive literature in manuals and fieldwork guides, to provide the first oral history handbook to address individual researchers as well as organized project teams (whether novices or veterans in the field), to cover.
Jan Vansina’s book, Oral Tradition, was hailed internationally as a pioneering work in the field of ally published in French, it was translated into English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Hungarian.
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Thousand Oaks. Oral testimonies, on the other hand, are the words of an eyewitness. Consequently, oral testimony becomes oral history with the shift from one generation to the next. Oral history methods are widely used by historians of societies shaped by oral forms of cultural and knowledge transfer to find out about the past.
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During the 15th century, reading was still an introspective process, but during the Renaissance, people began to see the value of interpreting and discussing text. Materials and technologies began changing, codices were invented (close to the modern book form), mass printing became possible, and literacy spread across the globe.
It has been half a century since the last book that addressed how historical societies can utilize oral history. In this brief, practical guide, internationally known oral historian Barbara W. Sommer applies the best practices of contemporary oral historians to the projects that historical organizations of all sizes and sorts might : Barbara W Sommer.
An Oral History Bibliography The Southern Oral History Program May THEORY AND METHOD Charlton, Thomas L., Lois E. Myers, and Rebecca Sharpless, eds. History of Oral History: Foundations and Methodology.
An Effective Oral History Interview with African Americans. by Char McCargo Bah | Jul 2, Many genealogists are under the impression that all oral history interviews are the same. In most cases they are when you are asking questions using the five adverbs: who, what, when, how and where.
Literacy has thus become the norm through which culture, history, religion, and law are known (even for illiterate people in literate societies). Literate culture knows, subsumes, and can represent (in writing) oral culture and oral communication practices, but oral culture has no analogous knowledge or representational power for literate culture.
A rapidly changing world - in part driven by huge transformations in technology and mobility - means we all encounter shifting cultures, and new cultural and social interactions daily.
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The major goal of this study was to assess the role of indigenous institutions in handling/ settling conflicts in the Kembata people in Kembata–Tembaro Zone in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS).The research was conducted in Kedida Gamelo woreda and it was purposively selected.
This selection was based on the following reasons. Despite all the political, social, cultural unrest that took place and the invasion of the kingdom by the British who looted the kingdom of its symbols, the people still carry on the various cultural practices of their forefathers some of which includes Izomo naming ceremony, Igue festival, Ekasa dance, Oluko dance, Bini Proverbs and adages etc.Day 2 of the course was held at The Keep, a world-class centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local History Collections and the internationally significant University of Sussex Special day included talks and presentations by Margaretta Jolly on ‘interview data-as .Buy Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology (American Association for State & Local History) Second by David K.
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