Diese Seite stellt einen Onlinezugang zu dem kolonialen Archive der ehemaligen Afrique Équatoriale Française (l'AEF), dass im heutigen Brazzaville (Hauptstadt der Republik Kongo) verortet ist. Dieses Archive ist ein gemeinsames Erbe der Republik Kongo, Gabun, der Zentralafrikanischen Republik, dem Tschad und Frankreich. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Personal website of the retired German journalist Golf Dornseif. Dornseif has been working on material from the Library of the German Colonial Society based in Frankfurt/Main for years. His articles are mainly descriptive and less critical and he often quotes from orginal documents. Unfortunately, sometimes it is not quite clear whether a passage is a quotation (without quotation marks) or again the journalist's voice. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Association DEPO Deutschland postkolonial erinnern und versöhnen e.V. wants to promote knowledge about German colonial times and former colonies in order not to forget those times but at the same time to reconcile. You will find basic information about the history of the former German colonies Namibia, Cameroon, Pacific, Togo / Ghana, China, Tanzania, Rwanda / Burundi; furthermore there are a lot of journal articles about the topic. In order to use the categories "literature" and "culture", you need to register free of charge. ... [according to site editor's information]
The research cluster focuses on two main areas. In the first, it is working on a reassessment of the legacy of French colonialism in terms of its impact both in the former French colonies and in metropolitan France. In the second, it studies the changing relations between France and the Francophone world in the context of increasing globalisation of the world economy and culture.The group has particularly strong links with Francophone Africa where the School of Languages and Area Studies has consultancy projects as well as research interests. Possible research topics include: Franco-African relations, Franco-Algerian relations; Europe and Africa; decolonisation in sub-Saharan Africa, issues of immigration and identity in France. ... [according to site editor's information]
Scientific Association that deals with the former Portuguese colonies and Lusophonie. Besides information on publications, conferences and the like, you will find their journal "Lusotopie". The fulltext of the articles can be accessed for the issues between 1995-2004. As from 2005 on, access is subject to a fee.
The site does NOT contain all the documents listed on the first page, but only the 81 photographs from the beginning of the 20th century given by M. Ryff, founder of the Société Commerciale de l'Ouest Africain (SCOA) (West African Trading Company) . [editors ilissAfrica]
Works by the German explorer of Africa, especially the Sahara, Gerhard Rohlfs (1831-1896) as full text documents (word or html). You can also find a biography and a bibliography of Rohlfs. Further texts about the colonisation of Africa by the Germans can be obtained as full text (under construction). [editors ilissAfrica]
Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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