John Middleton and Joseph C. Miller, editors. 2nd edition. Detroit, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2008. 5 volumes.
"Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism." Rutgers-restricted Access
The Cambridge History of Africa
J.D. Fage and Roland Oliver, eds. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1975-1986. 8 volumes
Each volume consists of articles by (primarily Western) scholars accompanied by extensive bibliographies. Available?