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UNIT 2: History and Memory

UNIT AUDIO GLOSSARY

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bana balute Audio Pronunciation of bana balute
Luba men trained to be state historians able to recite royal geneaologies from memory.

Linda Schele Audio Pronunciation of Linda Schele
American archaeologist and epigrapher who specialized in Mayan archaeology.

lukasa Audio Pronunciation of lukasa
Hand-sized memory board carved in wood and often studded with beads and pins or covered with geometric designs that record important historical events for the Luba in southeastern Congo.

mnemonic Audio Pronunciation of mnemonic
Strategy or tool to aid memory.

Palenque Audio Pronunciation of Palenque
Mayan palace archaeological site.

Sima Qian Audio Pronunciation of Sima Qian
Chinese historian of the Han dynasty.

Yoruba Audio Pronunciation of Yoruba
One of the main ethnic groups in modern-day Nigeria.

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