African Studies

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Outreach Librarian:
Alan Unsworth

Rush Rhees Library


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Reference Books

Africa Bibliography. 1985 - date. 

Reference Stacks, Z 3501 .B54


Africa South of the Sahara 2007.

Reference Stacks, DT 351 .A36 ed. 36 2007


Encyclopedia of African History. 3 vols.

Reference Stacks, DT 20 .E53 2005


New Encyclopedia of Africa. 5 vols.

Reference Stacks, DT 2 .N48 2008


Historical Dictionaries

Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia.
Reference Stacks, DT 381 .S55 2004


Historical Dictionary of Kenya.
Reference Stacks, DT 433.215 .M39 2000

Historical Dictionary of Nigeria.

Reference Stacks, DT 515.15 .O94 2000

Historical Dictionary of Somalia.
Reference Stacks, DT 401.2 .M85 2003


Selected e-Journals



Africa Journal on Conflict Resolution


Africa Today




Journal of World History


Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa


  • 6577
    Historical Abstracts 1967 - current
    Articles on world history.
  • 6635
    JSTOR Varies by title from 1800s - 2000s
    Full-text articles on many topics.



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