A research guide to primary and secondary sources for African history.
Last Updated: May 8, 2013
Image: Detail from a 17th century map, Totius Africæ accuratissima tabula
the African History Guide. This guide provides links to
the most useful databases and electronic and print resources for
researching the history of Africa. Use the tabs to
navigate through the pages of this guide.
- Articles - major databases for identifying articles on African history
- Books - databases for identifying books
- Encyclopedias - major encyclopedias on African history
- Primary Sources - includes newspapers, missionary records, images, etc.
General history databases and resources can be found on the History Guide. For resources dealing with contemporary issues in the region see the African Studies Guide.