The Campaign wants to draw the attention on the bad state of many historical buildings on the island of Gorée. Gorée was used to imprison slaves before they were sent to America during the slave trade. The site shows many photographs of buildings on Gorée island, already restored or not yet. Furthermore, there is a map of the island and background information on its history and the campaign. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The link leads you to two dieffrent homepages: the Harriet Tubman Institute and the Resource Centre on the African Diaspora. You can find information on projects, research and publications. There are many full text documents, too (see http://www.yorku.ca/nhp/seminars/seminar.htm). [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers all kinds of information, pedagogical material or travelling exhibitions about slavery and slave trade. Two virtual exhibitions about slave trade and migration can be watched directly online. [editors ilissAfrica]
The African Book Bank On-line (in acronym 'Abbol') is an electronic library from which users can download scholarly publications on sub-Saharan Africa that appeared before 1960. The focus in this historical Africana library is on the human and social sciences as well as on relevant adjacent disciplines (such as agricultural and veterinary sciences, human geography, environmental sciences, etc.). ... [according to editor's site information]
Project that tries to visualise part of African history 1879 - 2002. The visualisation shows the changing political status of African countries (colour code) and armed conflicts (crosses). [editors ilissAfrica]
The Memory of the World Register lists documentary heritage which has been identified by the International Advisory Committee in its meetings and endorsed by the Director-General of UNESCO as corresponding to the selection criteria for world significance. You will find a short description of the heritage items and the nomination form. For the Christopher Okigbo collection: photographs of unpublished work on single original manuscript pages.
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The Center for Research Libraries holds a number of resources (including full text documents) relating to Germany's foreign affairs and colonial operations which are presented here. These primary and secondary sources illuminate the German experience of colonialism.
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Site about Placide Tempels (1906-1977), a Belgian missionary and author of the famous andcontroversial book "Bantu Philosophy" which had a great influence on modern African philosophy. You will find many valuable ressources on this page: a biography of Tempels, a bibliography, the full text of the book "Bantu Philosophy" in different translations, an unpublished 8th chapter of the book, and some other article written by Tempels. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site provides resources for all those interested in the influence of the British imperial process on literature from the 19th through the 21st centuries. Using colonial discourse and post-colonial theory as a point of departure, some pages examine the British idea of 'Empire' and the colonial enterprise in a selected range of 19th-century authors and their work; others consider 20th and 21st-century texts, in an attempt to understand how imperialism affected literary texts produced in Britain's former colonies. The pages are authored by students working on the MA degree in Modern Literary Studies in the School of English at the Queen's University of Belfast. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]