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Published: 06 November 2019

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190681685

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Rethinking Oral History and Tradition

An Indigenous Perspective

Nepia Mahuika

Oxford Oral History Series

  • Compares and contrasts in depth the form, methods, theories and politics that are popular within the fields of oral tradition and oral history scholarship today.
  • Redefines the disciplinary boundaries of oral history by reframing understandings of oral histories and traditions through an indigenous Maori tribal perspective.
  • Provides a concise and comprehensive tribally grounded exploration of Indigenous oral history and its various but equally legitimate and valuable forms, methods, theories, politics complete with its own specific literatures.