Africa: History

  • Africa Update
      AfricaUpdate is the quarterly newsletter of the Central Connecticut State University African Studies Program, which is part of Central Connecticut State University International Area Studies.
  • Africa Research Central

      This clearinghouse of African primary sources assists researchers and information professionals to identify, locate, track, and preserve archival materials, manuscripts, photographs, and artifacts about Africa.
  • The Internet African American History Challenge
      The Internet African American History Challenge is an Internet-based curriculum enhancement tool for Black History education programs. The Internet African American History Challenge consists of test questions based on the lives of important 19th century African Americans. The questions are based on biographical profiles (available at the web site) of African Americans who have made major contributions to the political, religious and artistic life of America. This internet web site encourages the stu dy of African American historical figures who have called America to be a better place.
  • The Journal of African History
      The Journal of African History publishes articles and book reviews ranging widely over the African past, from the late Stone Age to the 1970s. Contributions dealing with pre-colonial history, and with the historical relationships between Africa and the African diaspora are especially welcome.
  • The Story of Africa (BBC)
      The Story of Africa tells the history of the continent from an African perspective. Africa's top historians take a fresh look at the events and characters that have shaped the continent from the origins of humankind to the end of South African apartheid.
  • World History Archives: Africa Archives (Haines Brown)
      This is part of World History Archives which is a repository for documents that support an understanding of world history and the struggle for social progress.
  • World History: Africa as a whole
    • A repository for documents for teaching and understanding contemporary world history and the struggle for social progress. These archives are associated with Gateway to World History- a collection of resources for the study of world history, and with Images of World History- a pre-modern image archive. It includes resources on Egypt and the Maghrib, The Horn, Western Africa, Centeral Africa, Eastern Africa, and Southern Africa

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    Editor: Dr. Ali B. Ali-Dinar, Ph.D, aadinar@sas.upenn.edu
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