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African History: Starting Points

A guide to online resources for the study of African history.
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2021 3:07 PM

Bronze plaque

A bronze plaque depicting an oba, the traditional ruler of the Edo people of the Empire of Benin, with attendants. Late 16th-early 17th century CE. Source.

Research Guides

The best and most comprehensive guides to research on African history prepared by librarians at other institutions.

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Top Databases in History

In these resources you can find abstracts, citations, or the full text of articles published in scholarly and popular journals on topics in world history.