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Arts: Remembrances and Narrations: South Africa
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Oral historical narratives represent research evidence with unusual power in mapping the lives of Muslim women from Sub-Saharan Africa. Oral history as a technique for discovering reliable information about the past “can provide an insight both into the life experiences of the individual, and the nature of society at particular points in history” (Godfrey and Rich…

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Daniels, Doria, “Arts: Remembrances and Narrations: South Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 04 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0295d>
First published online: 2009

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