Welcome to the Tisch Library guide African History. Use the table of contents to find definitions, topic overviews, books, articles, primary sources, and more that will help you with your research in the history of Africa.
Specialized reference sources--like dictionaries and subject encyclopedias, provide overviews of topics and descriptions of concepts and ideas. They can also provide definitions, statistics, and other details. You can use this type of source to help narrow your research topic, find data to support your thesis, and identify keywords and main ideas to use as search terms.
This page includes some of the most relevant resources for this class. But be sure to browse the shelves in the Reference Collection to find more.