The narrative logic of oral history
Over the last decade, the use of oral testimony has been gaining momentum in southern African studies. Used initially as one source among many, oral testimony has come to occupy a more and more central place in an increasing number of studies.(1) As most of these attempt to chart the terrain of popular culture, consciousness and knowledge, they have turned to oral sources as the ones that can best illuminate these areas of experience.
African Studies Seminar series. Paper presented May, 1988
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