H-Africa encourages discussion of Africa's history, culture, and African studies generally. Africanists of all disciplines are encouraged to subscribe. (...) H-Africa reviews scholarly books efficiently and competently. Our reviews, of great value to scholars, increasingly are read more widely than other review forums. ... [according to site editor's information]
Ancient postcards from Burkina Faso, Cape Verde islands, former Dahomey, today Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal, Niger, Mali, photos from the visit of the 1908 visit of the French Minister for Colonies, colonial posters of exhibitions, old and current bank notes from Zimbabwe. Moreover, the site offers general infirmation on Africa's history, economy, Fauna, important persons and more. The information can also be browsed by country. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Man old and new photographs about Senegal (Dakar, regions, people, Saint-Louis, Île de Gorée, old colonial posters of exhibition etc of French West Africa, etc), old engravings, glass painting, architecture, stamps, bank notes and much more [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage about the French photographer and postcard publisher Edmond Fortier (1862-1928) who settled in Dakar as from 1900 and who then probably was one of the most famous and of the first photographers in former French West Africa (AOF territory). The site shows many of his pictures from different francophone West African countries shortly after 1900.
Also look for the book: David, Philippe, 1987: Inventaire général des cartes postales Fortier. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Fulltexts of theses written at the Université de Limoges, France. Under "Mots-clés/Keywords"you will find theses on the following topics: Africa, african drama, african literature, Black Africa/ Afrique, Afrique noire, littérature africaine, théâtre africain. Among others, you will also find the thesis of the Chadic writer Koulsky Lamko.
Website of an international literature festival which takes place in three different places: Saint Malo (France), Haiti, and Bamako (Mali). You will find a lot of information and articles on events, the programme itself, interviews or articles written by writers themselves. The festival also includes film, music and other arts. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of an international literature festival which takes place in three different places: Saint Malo (France), Haiti, and Brazzaville. You will find a lot of information and articles on events, the programme itself, interviews or articles written by writers themselves. The festival also includes film, music and other arts. [editors ilissAfrica]
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]