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We can compare cultures just as we can compare spoken languages, but if we do so, the similarities which emerge result from the fact that all human brains operate in the same way. Such impressions took shape in a context forcefully shaped by the challenges and promises of digitization, in a time in which the conditions of scholarly knowledge production were changing. Oral histories are constructed from a society's poems, songs, myths, proverbs, and folk tales.

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