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HIST 3395- Africa-- Empires and Civilizations: Welcome

Dr. Paul Bjerk T/Th 2-3:20 HH111

Course Materials

Syllabus provided by Dr. Paul Bjerk

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Miss Virginia Moran of Seneca Falls as Truth in the Dnace [Dance] Drama, depicting the Progress of Woman, to be given at the reception at Seneca Falls on July 20 in honor of the officers and members of the National Woman's Party in connection with the seventy-fifth Equal Rights anniversary celebration

Miss Virginia Moran. Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Photo by Bullock Studio, Seneca Falls.

If I am unavailable, the following resources may assist you.

Pre-Colonial African websites

Some websites with Material about Pre-Colonial Africa

http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/africa/africasbook.asp

http://www.aodl.org

http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu

http://eap.bl.uk/database/map.a4d

http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/online_research_catalogues/agw/african_goldweights.aspx

http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/projects.aspx#Africa

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2015/kongo

http://www.quaibranly.fr/en

http://www.kongoking.org/kongomaps.html

http://www.bu.edu/afam/faculty/john-thornton/john-thorntons-african-texts/

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/mali/mali-exhibit.html

http://www.zamaniproject.org/index.php/djenne.html

http://tubman.info.yorku.ca/educational-resources/teaching-slavery-and-the-slave-trade

www.slavevoyages.org

http://www.docsouth.unc.edu/neh/

http://www.unesco.org/culture/africa/flippdf/brochure_en/

http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/obo/page/african-studies

http://en.unesco.org/womeninafrica/open-educational-resources

http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/timelines/htimeline2.htm

http://www.afriterra.org

http://thetruesize.com

http://slaveryimages.org

Subject Guide

Jack Becker
Contact:
Mezzanine115
806.834.1615

Required Readings

REQUIRED READINGS   

Kevin Shillington, The History of Africa

Robert Collins, Documents in African History

John Thornton, The Kongolese Saint Anthony