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World Oral Literature Project
Title: World Oral Literature Project
Title alternative: voices of vanishing worlds
Creator: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology <Cambridge>; University <Cambridge>
Abstract: Project that records and preserves oral literature all over the world. Under "Collections" you will find articles, videos and audios for the respective projects / languages. There is not yet material for each project documented on the map. Under "Research & Outreach" you will find a database of endangered languages worldwide as well as existing resources for these languages. The database is based on three important sources: UNESCO ‘Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger’ Online, 2010; Ethnologue Online, 2010; Professor William Sutherland’s Red List. [editors ilissAfrica]
Keywords: African languages; project; oral literature; endangered language; orality / oral tradition; Europe; native American languages; African languages; endangered language; database; oral literature; orality / oral tradition
Countries: Global Resources
Subject areas: Language » Languages of African Origin
Location of the site's editor: United Kingdom
Resource type: Research Projekts and Research Databases
Language: English
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