Julia Winckler, member of the Heinrich-Barth-Society, published a multimedia presentation about Heinrich Barth in cooperation with the University in Brighton: The project "Retracing Heinrich Barth" follows Barth on his journey through West Africa (Niger) and shows films, videos and pictures about the sites he visited and people remembering him. The multimedia show also presents anthropological and historical results in research as well as personal records of Barth's journeys.
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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 For the Christopher Okigbo collection: photographs of unpublished work on single original manuscript pages.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 World Archives of Rock Art originally were a project of the Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici (Italy) with support of Unesco. Unfortunately, the whole homepage of the Centro, including the Archive, is not accessible at the moment. A collaborator of the project put a reduced version online on his private site where pictures cannot be enlarged. You can search by countries or key words. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Constituting a visual record of early European contacts with Asia and Africa, Widener Library’s Images of Colonialism Collection is a primary visual resource for historical and socio-cultural studies. Made up largely of late-19th and early-20th century trade cards and illustrated European newspapers, this collection of more than 700 images offers insight into European perspectives on varying aspects of colonial experience by documenting how popular perceptions of Asia and Africa were created and disseminated." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Homepage of the Centro de Estudos Africanos da Universidade do Porto - Portugal. The Centre provides many online documents which you can access if you register (free of charge), among others you can find a Dictionary of Slave Traders in Mozambique 1750 - 1897 and Documents on Slavery and Slave Trade. Furthermore, you can find the follwoing ressources, most of them in full text:
* Africana Studia
* Livros Electrónicos
* Working Papers
* Bases Dados ... [editors ilissAfrica]
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]
"Africa through a lens is a set of thousands of images taken from a broader photographic collection of Foreign and Commonwealth Office images, held at The National Archives. Starting with some ... early photographs from the 1860s, the images span over 100 years of African history. These images are now available, for the first time, to view online." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Different resources and information on slavery and slave trade. Among others, you can have a look at the "Davenport Letters", the correspondence of slave traders to Liverpool. Furthermore, you will find information about the history of slavery and further information. [editors ilissAfrica]