Write why in your word.
Oral sources reveal various aspects of people’s lives.
- The various forms of literature like owis, folk songs, folk tales, legends, etc. which are traditionally passed on from one generation to the other by the word of mouth are called as oral sources of history. Such folk literature narrates about various aspects of the folk life of the people.
- They also help us understand various historical events, the policies, and administrations of various rulers, and the diplomatic relations between them.
- They throw light on the religious co-ordination, cultural aspects, etc. of that period.
- Thus we can say that oral sources reveal various aspects of people’s lives.
Concept: Oral Sources of History
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