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History: Africa: History of Africa

Madison Area Technical College Libraries Research Guide: History of Africa

New Books - African History

Books: History of Africa

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The Madison Area Technical College Libraries Online Catalog provides access to books, magazines, Reserve material, audio-visual material (for example, videos), electronic books and web resources.

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Most books on Africa and African history will be found in the 900's circulating collection, particulary in the 960's.

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Atlases / Maps

Additional atlases can be found in the Library Online Catalog including cultural and history atlases of specific areas of the world.

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Library Research Databases

Use academic databases to find articles from scholarly and history journals. Full-text titles include  Africa, Journal of African History, International Journal of African Historical Studies, African Studies Quarterly, and others.

News and reference databases may also be useful for your research.

Access from home or work is available for these databases; login using your Madison Area Technical College username and password.



Search for access to a particular magazine, journal, or newspaper in print or online by library subject headings:

Newspapers: Research Databases and Websites


Websites for History of Africa Research

Subject Guide

BBC News RSS Feed: Africa


Recent articles on African history

RSS feeds with recent articles from the journals "African Studies Quarterly" and "International Journal of African Historical Studies" in our library databases.


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