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View Resource Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent

This "digitize-and-rescue mission" is a joint project of the African Studies Program and the General Library System at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Instead of focusing solely on visual resources like most online African collections, Africa Focus attempts to cover the "full spectrum" of African life. At the site, visitors have several options to access the collection of over 3,000 slides,...
View Resource The Story of Africa: African History from the Dawn of Time

Subtitled African History from the Dawn of Time, this extensive and well-designed Website boasts more than 120,000 words, over 120 images, and over 40 audio files about Africa. Its fourteen sections cover the topics of Africa's early history, the Nile Valley, West African kingdoms, the Swahili, traditional religions, Islam, Christianity, slavery, Central African kingdoms, Africa and Europe (1800 -...
View Resource Africa

Africa is the companion Website to a PBS series being broadcast September 9 - October 28, 2001. The Photoscope section has five photo essays, on AIDS, Conflict, Urban Africa, Environment, and Women. Urban Africa presents views of contrasts, like a man cutting lettuce in a field under a billboard advertising Internet access, an aerial view of shacks in Cape Town's Philippi Township, and a...