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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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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Private Homepage with very extensive information about Equatorial Guinea, in spite of some links that do not work. The author has collected various resources and voices that give a very detailed insight into the country. You will, among others, find information about literature, bank notes, stamps, historical photographs, the music group Hijas del Sol, as well as about classicical topics like history, geography, politics, society, culture etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The J. M. Derscheid collection of materials on Rwanda and Burundi includes approximately 2,500 items with illustrations and maps, with materials on Ruanda-Urundi, with some documents on Kivu and Oriental provinces, and Belgian Congo.There is an online guide to the collection, prepared from a photocopied typescript provided by René Lemarchand. ... [according to site editor's information]
AHERO is an open access archive of full text documents that focus on the study, practice and governance of higher education in Africa. You have multiple search and browse facilities. As the project was carried out by institutions in South Africa and Uganda, there are clearly more articles for these two countries. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the African Studies Centre Leiden. You will find a lot of information about their research projects, teaching etc. The ASC library also runs the protal Connecting Africa with many full text documents and a researchers data base. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage library of the African Studies Centre - Leiden which offers very extensive resources in the field of African Studies (see table of contents). The webdossiers are worth mentioning, offering an introduction into different topics including a bibliography and further links to the topic. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Art & Life in Africa website, hosted by the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA), is a freely accessible educational resource that is the product of the collaborative efforts of more than fifty scholars, technicians, collectors and institutions around the world. The website offers topic essays like "Art from the Ijo Spirit World" by Martha G. Anderson, "Weaving in Southern Nigeria", by Lisa Aronson, "Yoruba Gelede Masquerade" by Henry J. Drewal or "Nature, Spirits and Arts in Burkina Faso" by Christopher D. Roy.It has chapters on everyday endeavor, key moments in life, divination, and death for example. Art and field photographs and videos are further useful resources. Finally, a large bibliography and introductory information about countries and ethnic groups are offered. The focus is on West Africa, however, countries in Southern and Eastern Africa are covered as well. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
African Oral Narratives is a free, open access digital library containing 6 collections of oral and life histories, folklore, and songs from Ethiopia, Ghana, and South Africa. These audio and video resources capture the voices and experiences of ordinary men and women. In more than a half dozen African languages, these materials can be used for conducting historical research and to learn about many African cultures and languages. ... [according to site editor's information]