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World History Resources
Help History Majors with Locating World History Resources
A subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks from Fordham University's History Sourcebook project: Internet Ancient History, Internet Medieval History, and Internet Modern History. along with added texts and related web resources. On this site historical sources on the history of human societies in the continent of Africa are presented, when available, without making prejudgements about what is "African".
Since its inception over a decade ago, the Tombouctou Manuscripts Project has been dedicated to the study and translation of a vast and varied collection of digitized manuscripts in Timbuktu. The project addresses the history of the book in Africa and aims to clarify the material archive in which these texts reside. In recent years, the Tombouctou Manuscripts Project has begun to focus on Arabic writing cultures throughout Africa, thus situating itself in broader literary, historical, and theoretical discourses.
The site features Geographic Information Systems and 3D models of archeological sites in places such as Ghana, Mali, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and South Africa. Other interesting features include panorama tours, laser scans, and the possibility for exploration of a virtual world. A project of the University of Cape Town in South Africa.