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African Studies: Web Portals

Resources for African History, Current Events, Arts, Literature and Cultures, and Social Science Disciplines.

Information about Africa on the Web

Additional Links of Interest

Democracy in Africa

Haitian Migration: 18th and 19th Centuries
In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience presents more than 16,500 pages of texts, 8,300 illustrations, and more than 60 maps.

Slave Voyages
A valuable resource that includes, among other resources, background information, images, timelines, and three databases: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade (information on approximately 36,000 voyages): The Intra-American Slave Trade (around 10,000 voyages within the Americas); and African Names (personal details of over 90,000 Africans taken from captured slave ships or from African trading sites).

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