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An interdisciplinary, multinational research program to reconceptualize and document, both visually and textually, the history of people of African descent in Central America. Supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Program, Mount Holyoke College and The Center for Central American Historical Research at the Universidad de Costa Rica.

The African e-Journals Project: Journal Archive offers full text articles from eleven social science and humanities journals published in Africa. Mainly historic, coverage varies. A project of Michigan State University’s African Studies department.

This directory contains information ABOUT more than 1900 journals published in or about Africa in all disciplines.It does NOT contain full text of the journals or index articles. The directory is searchable by journal title and country or language(s)of publication. Published by Michigan State University’s African Studies department, as part of the African e-Journals Project.

Full text of sixty-nine historic newspapers from different African cities. Coverage differs per title. Dates range and represents 1800-1920s. This selection is a subsection of Readex’s World Newspaper archive. See link below.

Coverage: 1800-1920s
Tags: Africa, News

ASA (African Studies Abstracts) Online succeeds the printed abstracts journal of the African Studies Centre Leiden, published since 1968, first as Documentatieblad, then as African Studies Abstracts (1994-2002). It provides a quarterly overview of journal articles and edited works on Africa in the field of the social sciences and the humanities available in the African Studies Centre library in Leiden, NL.

This extensive annotated bibliography explores multidisciplinary literature that is “diverse, fast moving, controversial, and scattered among unfamiliar sources, we have asked leading scholars to identify the most significant themes and areas of study in their fields, recommend the best sources for exploring them, and discuss these works conceptual and empirical significance to provide a series of guided studies through the diverse approaches to a wide array of complex subjects.

The MSU African Studies Center (ASC) is one of nine Title VI National Resource Centers on Africa designated by the U.S. Department of Education. This site provides access to directories, research guides, and digital documentary projects on African Studies. Subjects include Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Rural Development, Education, Health, Medicine, and Science, Business, and Government, Social Development and Political Empowerment, Internet and Technology, and projects relating to Arts, History, and Language.

Tags: Africa, Language

The Heinemann’s African Writers Series was founded by Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka in 1962. It features the key texts of modern African literature, and a record of post-colonialism in culture. This database includes the full text of collection’s over 230 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose from African writers. Titles can be browsed or searched.

Coverage: 1946-2003
Tags: Africa, Literature

In February 2008 this English-language database had indexed over 60,000 articles from over 500 English-language and multilingual journals and periodicals that specialize in African Studies or consistently cover the African continent.