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On historical reconstruction from oral-traditional sources

Roy G. Willis

On historical reconstruction from oral-traditional sources

a structuralist approach

by Roy G. Willis

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Published by Northwestern University in [Evanston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oral tradition -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 23-24.

    Statementby Roy G. Willis.
    SeriesMelville J. Herskovits memorial lecture -- 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT19 W54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19001016M

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