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Unwritten Testimonies of the African Past

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ISBN: 83-230-0262-2
Description: softcover, 226 pp. (29x21cm), 300 copies printed
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Unwritten Testimonies of the African Past. Proceedings of the International Symposium held in Ojrzanow n. Warsaw on 07-08 November 1989 ed. by S. Pilaszkiewicz and E. Rzewuski, Orientalia Varsoviensia 2, Warsaw University Press 1991

 

 

Participants
Preface.
Opening address


PART I - LINGUISTIC TESTIMONIES
1.    Zygmunt   FRAJZYNGIER & Wendy C.    ROSS
Methodological    Issues   in   Applying   Linguistics   to   the   Study of Prehistory 
2.    Philip  J.    JAGGAR
Some "Unexpected" Form-Meaning Correspondences between Hausa (West Chadic-A) and Guruntum (gurdun) (West Chadic-B) - How Do We Explain Them?
3.    Herrmann  JUNGRAITHMAYR
Centre and Periphery: Chadic Linguistic Evidence and its Possible  Historical   Significance  
4.Hans G.  MUKAROVSKY
Remarks on Some  Euroafrican and Persian Loan-words in African Languages 
3. Natalia V. OKHOTINA   
One Remark upon Bantu Plosive /k/
6. Nina PAWLAK
Historical Inferences to be Drawn from Hausa Names of Plants
7. Thilo C. SCHADEBERG
Historical Inferences from Swahili Etymologies
8. Andrzej ZABORSKI
Ethiopian Language Subareas

PART  II   - LOCAL TRADITIONS
9. Donald CRUMMEY & Shumet SISHAGNE, Daniel AYANA
Oral Tradition in a Literate Culture: The Case of Christian Ethiopia
10.    Bronisiaw NOWAK
Jan   Czekanowski    and   his   Version   of   Oral    Traditions   of   the Inter lacustrine Region  Peoples 
11.    Stanislaw PILASZEWICZ
On   the  Veracity  of   Oral   Tradition  as   a   Historical   Source: the Case of  Samori   Ture
13.    Renate RICHTER
Proverbs   -  an  Old Literary Tradition in  Ethiopia 
13.    Eugeniusz  RZEWUSKI
Origins of the Tungi Sultanate (Northem Mozambique) in the Light of Local   Traditions  
14.    Grzegorz  WALINSKI
The Image of the Ruler as Presented in the Tradition about Sunjata

 

 

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