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Fieldwork in Gitarama Introduction, Setting and Methods

  • Philip Verwimp
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Abstract

This chapter introduces the reader to the field work I have undertaken together with eight graduate students in Gitarama in 2004. The socio-economic and political profile of the province is presented as well as a detailed discussion of our methodological approach. Material from a lengthy interview with préfet Uwizeye brings history alive.

Keywords

Methodology Interviews Oral history Field work 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Verwimp
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  1. 1.Solvay Brussels School of Economics and ManagementUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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