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Jessie Ball duPont Library
African and African American Studies 150: Introduction to African and African American Studies
A guide to basic information resources on African and African American Studies for AFST 150.
Time Period: 1902-1985
Searchable edition of one of South Africa's most important newspapers, with deep coverage of the country during the Apartheid Era. The Rand Daily Mail, published daily in Johannesburg, is renowned today for being the first newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall. This searchable online resource contains every article, advertisement, editorial, cartoon, and photograph.
Time period: 1800-1922
Provides more than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes English and foreign-language titles from Angola, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
African Newspapers, Series 1, offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922. From repercussions of the Atlantic slave trade, life under colonial rule and the results of the Berlin Conference to the emergence of Black journalism, the Zulu Wars and the rejection of Western imperialism, these newspapers provide a wide range of viewpoints on diverse cultures.
Time period: 1690-1922
Location: North America
Search or browse early American newspapers including titles from all 50 present states. Includes five series of Early American Newspapers: "From Colonies to Nation," "The New Republic," "From Farm to City," "The Rise of Industry," and "An Emerging World Power."