Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Link to Libraries homepage
Link to Libraries homepage
Rutgers University Libraries

Africa Since the 1870s: Maps

New Atlas of African History

Ethnographic Maps

Atlases

The New Atlas of African History
G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1991. Available?
Historical Atlas of Africa
J.F. Ade Ajayi and Michael Crowder, editors. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1985. Available?
Animated Atlas of African History 1879-2002
Map with a year-by-year presentation of selected themes in the history of Africa between 1879 and 2002. Toggle buttons allow you to select which thematic layers to activate. Choices include: Territory names; Changing boundaries, imperial rulers and political systems; Violent conflicts; and Economic and demographic trends.
Regional Atlas on West Africa
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Paris, OECD Publishing, 2009. Rutgers-restricted Access

Digitized Collections

Africa: Country Maps
From the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Africa: City Maps
From the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Historical Maps of Africa
Part of the extensive Perry-Castañeda Library (University of Texas at Austin) Map Collection.
Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870
Collection at the Library of Congress.
Africa in the Early Twentieth Century

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, an equal access/equal opportunity institution. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to direct suggestions, comments, or complaints concerning any accessibility issues with Rutgers web sites to: accessibility@rutgers.edu or complete the Report Accessibility Barrier / Provide Feedback Form.