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History - United States, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania Guide: Africa


16th-20th Century Maps of Africa
Northwestern University
Africa Focus : Sights and Sounds of a Continent
Began life as The Africana Digitization Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; support is now ongoing. The site contains more than 3,000 slides, 500 photographs, and 50 hours of sounds from 45 different countries.
Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources 
Choice Highly Recommended, 2006; Stanford University
African Studies Internet Resources
Choice Outstanding site 2004; Columbia University
African Studies Center
Choice Highly Recommended, 2005; U. Pennsylvania see the Resources menu on the top menu bar
formerly Index on Africa
The American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, 1909-1915
The Ancient Egypt Site 
actively maintained and a labor of love since 1997
Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World
Smithsonian online exhibit
Digital Egypt for Universities
Choice Highly Recommended, 2007
Giza Archives Project
Choice Outstanding site, 2006; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
Smithsonian; National Museum of African Art; Organized by the Museum for African Art, New York, and presented online by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Grass Roots is a history of 300 years of African basket making, brought by African people to the American South. This web resource includes an 86-page teachers' guide with activities for students from grades 3-12.
Organizations and Initiatives Supporting African Publishing and Book Development
formerly called The Electronic African Bookworm; supported by Hans Zell Publishing
Reading Women Writers and African Literatures
Choice Outstanding site, 2006; Specializes in Francophone African literature South of the Sahara
ETANA: Electronic Tools and Ancient Near Eastern Archives
Funded by the Mellow Foundation and the National Science Foundation, this cooperative effort aims to develop a "comprehensive internet site for the study of the Ancient Near East (ANE)"; website significantly updated 2011
The Story of Africa
The Story of Africa tells the history of the continent from an African perspective; BBC World Service.

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