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The Jan Vansina collection ibitéekerezo, historical narratives from Rwanda : a collection of texts and translations, 1957-1961 by Jan Vansina

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Written in English


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Collection of historical narratives (ibiteekerezo) from Rwanda, collected and organized by Jan Vansina between 1957 and 1961.

Edition Notes

Collection consists of transcripts of ibiteekerezo, both recorded and unrecorded. Collection is organized by name of ruler or subject to which the transcripts refer. Original recordings were deposited in the Koninklijk Museum voor Midden - Afrika (Tervuren, Belgium).

Statementdirected by J. Vansina.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/223 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination6 microfilm reels
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2996195M
LC Control Number84252765

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Jan Vansina’s book, Oral Tradition, was hailed internationally as a pioneering work in the field of ethno-history. Originally published in French, it was translated into English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Hungarian. Reviewers were unanimous in their praise of Vansina’s success in subjecting oral traditions to intense functional by: The Jan Vansina Papers fill boxes and span the years The collection is made up of working files containing field notes, correspondence, photographs, maps, manuscripts, drafts, and more used by Vansina in his research, writing, and teaching during his over fifty years of professional activity. Jan Vansina has done more than anybody to promote the study of Sub-Saharan Africa Oral Traditions. His mind-blowing first book was Kingdoms of the Savannah. This is as good. It is not easy but what he has to say is expressed by: Many ProQuest UMI products are black-and-white reproductions of original publications produced through the Books On Demand ® program. Alternately, this product may be a photocopy of a dissertation or it may be a collection reproduced on microfiche or microfilm if it is intended for library by:

Renowned historian and anthropologist Jan Vansina is a major figure in the study of Africa. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he taught for over three decades. In his career he published sixteen monographs and over two hundred articles and did extensive fieldwork throughout Africa. This really gets into the issues of historical and modern Africa. There is a great chapter about the European colonization of Africa. Curtin gets into why the colonization was an extension of competing powers in Europe at the time. Its a text book, but actually a pretty good by: Jan Vansina’s book, Oral Tradition, was hailed internationally as a pioneering work in the field of ethno-history. Originally published in French, it was translated into English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Hungarian. Reviewers were unanimous in their praise of Vansina’s success in subjecting oral traditions to intense functional : Jan Vansina. Being Colonized is written with the assurance of a master."––Wyatt MacGaffey, Africa: The Journal of the International African Institute Jan Vansina, now emeritus, held the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professorship and the Vilas Professorship in History and Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin—Madison.

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