Biography on the Internet (Columbia University Libraries)
History Homepage (Dr. James Jones, Department of History,
West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania)
For use with African History courses:
a collection of webpages of notes and other supporting material on
"precolonial", "colonial", and "independent"
Africa, including notes from archival records, photos, slide shows,
Philosophy Resources (Prof. Bruce B. Janz. University of
Central Florida, Orlando)
- African Traditional
Religion (Chidi Denis Isizoh, Italy)
site offers an extensive list of links to information about African
traditional religions on the Internet. The author also includes an
impressive list of sources on the subject,
"Bibliography on African Traditional Religion"
and the Black Athena Debate (Professor Wim van Binsbergen,
Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands; via GeoCities)
A collection of articles in English and
French on the issues surrounding Martin Bernal's multi-volume work-in-progress,
- American Museum of Natural History: American
Museum Congo Expedition 1909-1915 (New York)
A multi-media web presentation (photographs,
) on the expedition of Herbert Lang and James Chapin begun
in 1909 in what was northeastern Belgian Congo. "Five and a half
years later, they had collected tons of precious zoological and anthropological
specimens representing one of the most comprehensive collections of
- Ancient Egypt on the Internet
(Compiled by Columbia University Libraries)
The Detroit Institute of Arts – "Ancient
Egypt" Lesson Plans (Elementary and Middle School Grades)
- The Historical Society of Pennsylvania: African
Immigrant Experience (Philadelphia)
This section of the HSP site is based
on the 2001 project of the former Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
on African immigrant communities of Philadelphia (includes seven detailed
personal history accounts of immigrants; plus a directory of organizations
World History (Annenberg Media)
Multimedia materials to aid students discover world history.
and Cultural Contact in South Africa
A site that presents aspects of the African and European encounter
in Southern Africa.
& Cultures of Africa on the Internet (Compiled by Columbia
African History Sourcebook (Paul Halsall, Fordham University,
Bronx, New York)
An extensive compilation of links to available
information and documents on the Internet --frequently updated and
organized into broad historical periods and individual countries.
in Contemporary Africa (February 2006) A bibliography compiled
by Paul Schrijver. Library, Documentation, and Information Department.
(Afrikastudiecentrum = African Studies Centre, University of Leiden,
- Mali: Ancient Crossroads
of Africa (WorldNet Virginia, Prince William County Schools,
Virginia State Department of Education, USA)
A K-12 education website on the history
and culture of Mali, with lesson plans, two
, gallery of photos, and links.
Say Brother Collection -- WGBH Boston (Boston, Massachusetts)
The website of the archive of a local
public television program (1968-1982), featuring a searchable program
directory and an extensive digital gallery of sample film excerpts.
"Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television
program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as
. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured
the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists,
athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers..."
- Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History:
African Voices (Washington,
- UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization -- History and World Heritage (Paris, France)
Slavery Abolition Year -- International Year to Commemorate the
Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition
- Intercultural Dialogue
Iron Roads in Africa
Les Routes du Fer en Afrique
This site (in English or French)
offers information about the UNESCO project on the history of
iron technology in Africa. It includes summaries of archaeological
research, a list of researchers and their works (as of 1994),
information about conferences, films and exhibitions, publications,
La Route de l'Esclave
Slave Route Project, 1994-2005
Sur ce site, on peut trouver les
informations à propos de ce projet, des publications,
des activités du Comité scientifique, quelques
cartes sur les routes internationales de la traite négrière,
et aussi, un exemplaire d'un bulletin (PDF), et des liens choisis.
- Slave Trade
Archives Project (Memory of the World)
This site offers general information
about the project and links to related web sites. "The Slave
Trade Archives Project, initiated by UNESCO, is concerned with
the access to and preservation of original archive materials relating
to the slave trade."
- World Heritage
- WH General Home Page
- "Launch of African
World Heritage Fund" (May 2006)
Revisited = Nouveaux regards sur l'Afrique
An overview of African history,
archaeology, and cultures, with brief summaries, illustrations,
- World Heritage in Danger, Africa 1998-2007 (French/English):
-- The complete World Heritage Site list for Africa
-- The World Heritage List: 2007
-- World Heritage
Newsletter = La
Lettre du Patrimoine Mondial. (Online) -- Paris: UNESCO
World Heritage, 1993-
Current issue, back issues, and
information on subscriptions via e-mail.
- Wonders of the African
World, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS Online)
- The web site that accompanies the television
series -- a travel show, with brief history lessons and Gates'
own views -- with order information for the video set. The
site includes very brief supplementary texts, video files, teaching
suggestions, and small photos relating to the historic sites, monuments,
and cultures featured in the series: the Nile River valley in Egypt
and The Sudan, Ethiopia, the Swahili coast, Bénin (Dahomey),
Ghana (Asante), Mali, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
Issue on 'Wonders of the African World'". West Africa review.
(Online) 1, 2 (January 2000)
-- Binghamton, NY: Africa Resource Center, State University of New
York at Binghamton, 1999-.
Debates by Ali A. Mazrui, Henry Louis
Gates, Jr., Wole Soyinka, Joseph Inikori, Molefi Kete Asante,
and many others. See also, the Home Page of "West
Africa Review. (Online)"
- World History Archives (Haines Brown; via Hartford
Web Publishing, Connecticut)
History Connected. (Online) -- Urbana-Champaign: University
of Illinois Press and Washington State University, 2003 -
An online journal featuring lesson plans and tools for teachers
of World History.