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Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Larry W. Yarak

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a study of the administration and government of the West African kingdom of Asante between 1744 and 1873. The book analyses the nature and development of the pre-colonial state, and traces ... More


Oral History and Indigenous People

Nēpia Mahuika

in Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190681685
eISBN:
9780190681715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681685.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Indigenous peoples think about oral history differently. This is the key assertion of this opening chapter, which draws on a specific Māori tribal context and community to show how native peoples ... More


The Dynamics of Indigenous Oral Sources

Nēpia Mahuika

in Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190681685
eISBN:
9780190681715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681685.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter continues the examination of the form of oral sources, with a more explicit and detailed focus on how indigenous peoples create and transmit oral accounts. It demonstrates how the form ... More


Rethinking the Form of Oral History

Nēpia Mahuika

in Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190681685
eISBN:
9780190681715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681685.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the form of oral history sources and what scholars argue constitutes an “oral” source. It compares popular definitions drawn from the fields of oral history and tradition, and ... More


Rethinking Oral History and Tradition: An Indigenous Perspective

Nepia Mahuika

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190681685
eISBN:
9780190681715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681685.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

For many indigenous peoples, oral history is a living intergenerational phenomenon that is crucial to the transmission of our languages, cultural knowledge, politics, and identities. Indigenous oral ... More


Introduction

Tracy E. K'Meyer

in From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607085.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Introduction describes the lead up to the 2007 overturning by the Supreme Court of the Louisville local desegregation plan for schools. For almost as long as communities have struggled with the ... More


Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

William Dargan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book takes a close look at an important and little-studied component of African American music, one that has roots in Europe, but was adapted by African American congregations and went on to ... More


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