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ERIC Number: EJ032962
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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Somali Proverbs and Poems as Acculturation Indices
Doob, Leonard W.; Hurreh,Ismael M.
Public Opinion Quarterly, 34, 4, 552-59, W '70-71
Hypothesizes that proverbs and poems among nonliterate peoples vary inversely with the user's degree of Westernization. Suggests that the oral tradition in Somalia, East Africa serves different functions for the different social groups such as nomads, semi-nomads, and students. (MB)
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