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History : Africa: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for African history.


Totius Africæ accuratissima tabula

Starting Points: Books & eBooks


Advanced Search | FAQ | Known Issues

See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.

  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic.  For example: slave trade africa history
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations.  For example: "saltwater slavery".
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations.  For example: "smallwood stephanie"


Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles on African history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles

Starting Points - Primary Sources

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