Special Collection of the University of Florida Digital Collection
Animated Atlas of African History
This map gives a year-by-year presentation of selected themes in the history of Africa between 1879 and 2002. Meagre explanations and annotations; the flash animation, however, is an excellent tool for illustrating geoplotical developments.
Internet Africa History Sourcebook (Paul Halsall/Fordham University)
Webportal for various historical documents on Africa, including ancient Egypt, the period of colonization, struggle for independence and documents from modern Africa.
University of Washington Library. History: Africa
Links to useful databases and electronic and print resources for researching the history of Africa.
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections: African Studies
The African Studies Collection brings together primary and secondary resources; research and teaching materials created by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to this field held by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.
Dane Kennedy. “Cultural Encounters. Burton, Speke and African Exploration” Empire Online.
Conversation with History: African Voices
Recordings of interviews with leading thinkers on issues of African history and politics.
PBS: Africans in America
America’s journey through slavery is presented in four parts. For each era, you’ll find a historical Narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries, and a Teacher’s Guide.
Asians in Africa
Website of a research project at Rotterdam University on the history of Asian migration to Africa.
Indians in South Africa
Rastogi, Pallavi. Afrindian Fictions : Diaspora, Race, and National Desire in South Africa. Ohio State University Press, Aug 2008.
South Africa History Online
Mulit-faceted, non-partisan portal on South African history. Contains biographies, timelines, and well-structured information on political, cultural and social issues.
David Fanning, prod. The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela. PBS, 1999
Website of the documentary with background information, interviews and a teacher’s guide.
Wach the full documentary on google video
Greg Barker. Ghosts of Rwanda. PBS, 2004
PBS Website of the documentary on the genocide with background information and a teacher’s guide.
Watch the full documentary on you tube:
part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Africa South of the Sahara – University of Stanford
Selected internet sources on all areas of African studies (African Diaspora, History, Literature, Maps …)
African Digital Library
The African Digital Library (ADL) is a collection of electronic books (eBooks) that can be accessed and used free-of-charge by any person living on the African continent. (Website) The library can also be accessed from abroad.
Internet Library Sub-Saharan Africa (ILISS)
The library offers access to scholarly relevant resources for African studies, and searches databases, websites and library catalogues.
OLC-SSG Afrika Südlich der Sahara
Bibliography that surveys around 170 journals on Africa.