ERIC Number: EJ401443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Oral Tradition and African History: An Example from Southeastern Nigeria.
Ekechi, Felix K.
International Journal of Social Education, v4 n1 p26-40 Spr 1989
Discusses the revolution in African historical study that took place in the 1950s and 1960s. Points out that oral traditions have become a vital part of the new African historiography. Gives an example of utilizing the oral tradition by looking at the history of Nigeria. Identifies some problems in using this method. (KO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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