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American Universities Field Staff (Hanover, NH 03755)
Louis Dupree (Project Director: September 1972 to present)

History and Folklore: The Comparative Analysis of a Specific Event

To study the relationships between written history and oral traditions in the predominately non-literate Afghan society as revealed by the difference between written and oral records of the retreat of the British army from Kabul to Jalalabad in 1842.

Project fields:
British History; Folklore and Folklife

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$25,007 (approved)
$25,007 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1972 – 12/31/1973