Accompanying site to the exhibition "Mode in Afrika" ("Fashion in Africa") by Ms. Luttmann, with photos, programs, cities, in which the exhibition took/will take place, media feedback and information about the director of the exhibition. See also the book: Luttmann, Ilsemargret (Hrsg.) ; Albers, Malinde, 2005: Mode in Afrika : Mode als Mittel der Selbstinszenierung und Ausdruck der Moderne ; Katalog zur Ausstellung, Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg: September - Oktober 2005. ... [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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The Gerd Meuer Archive offers a lot of material (photographs, articles etc.) about African literature and music between the 1970s and 1990s which are based on interviews Ger Meuer led with African Auhtors and Musicians as well as many festivals etc. he attended and reported on. You will find online many photographs of and also audio files of interviews with famous writers (e.g. Leopold Sedar Senghor, Mariama Bâ, Amadou Kourouma, Camara Laye, Francis Bebey, Meja Mwangi, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Emmanuel Dongala, Chinua Achebe, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Wole Soyinka, Nuruddin Farah, Taban Lo Liyong, Bessie Head, Dambudzo Marechera, Shimmer Chinodya, Chenjerai Hove)
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This site was created within the framework of the ThinkQuest Competition, in which students from all over the world can participate and build up a website for a topic they chose. This particular site was built up by pupils from Botswana who were 12 years old or younger. It contains little text, but still is a nice, small introduction into the topic despite some small "inaccuracies" ("Kamakama is a traditional bag made from animal skin." vs. "Modern Handbags, made of leather."). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
News and information about the part played by culture concerning development in developping countries. This is done primarily by reports on cultural events and projects in these countries. [editors ilissAfrica]
Library catalogue of the New York Public Library. The library has two focus collections: the Schomburg Center about people of African descent, and the Dance Collection, where you can also find a lot of bibliographical data about dance in Africa. The Digital Galleries offer you many collections of photographs online, including Africana & Black History and Customs and Costume: Surveys and Examples of National Studies to 1900. You will find further projects like the website "Africana Age. African and African Diasporan Transformations in the 20th Century" and the Africana Heritage Newsletters. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The library of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, which offers many documents as full text documents, is one of the biggest scientific libraries with focus on German and international trade unions (history and present day), politics, parties, contemporary and social history.
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