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Primary vs. Secondary source websites

Internet Resources for Primary and Secondary Sources:

  • Worldmapper: a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map

according to the subject of interest.


  • NationMaster: a central data source and way to graphically compare two selected nations.


  • Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story



  • BBC: Story of Africa


  • Africana



  • Stanford’s Africa: South of the Sahara Collection



  • National Geographic Interactive Location Guide


  • The Library of Congress: Africana Studies

  • Audio-Visual Resource List



  • The Smithsonian Multimedia Archive of African Images


  • The University of Wisconsin Digital Collection: Africa Focus


  • Out of Africa: Firsthand Account of Travels


  • IBBY: Books for Africa, Books from Africa



  • The Library of Congress, Geography & Map Division



  • Africa Access: Database of reviews and annotations of children’s books related



  • The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Collection of Primary Sources



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