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AFRICA-CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE--SELECTED RESOURCES             Mr. Perry's Poster/News Project

Keeley Library  Revised  November 30, 2000

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT AFRICA

in World Book Encyclopedia.Chicago:  World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.1
 inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 
Decalok Samuel et.al. "Africa" v. 1 Steel, Robert W. et.al. "Africa". v. 1

REFERENCE BOOKS USEFUL FOR BACKGROUND AND CULTURE

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mankind  Ref. 306 I29 
Encyclopedia of World Cultures  Ref. 306.09 E56
Peoples and Places of the Past  Ref. 909.07 P419 
Atlas Case
Anthropology 91/92  Ref. 306  A615  91/92
World Government  Ref. 320.3 W927
World Conflicts and Confrontations II Africa 909.82 W927 2000
Global Studies: Africa  Seventh  Edition  This book contains Country Reports which list  statistics such as GNP, per capita  income, life expectancy, etc.                                                                    Ref. 960.05 G562 1997

REFERENCE BOOKS USEFUL FOR STATISTICS

World Almanac and Book of Facts 1999 Ref. 317.3 W927 1999
Statesmanís Yearbook Ref. 310.5 S797
World Factbook 1990     Newer  version online. See links below.  Ref. 910.5 W927  1990

PERIODICAL AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

INTERNET LINKS

BBC World Service :The BBC, one of the world's most successful radio networks, provides the latest news from around the world, including from almost all of the African countries. CNN Online Page : U.S. 24-hour video news channel. News, updated every few hours, includes text, pictures, and  film. Good external links.
Library of Congress Country Studies
Includes information for twelve of the African countries CIA World Factbook: Country profiles section includes statistics, maps, flags, 
University of Pennsylvania African 
Studies Web Resources  This excellent site will lead you to facts about each African country: news, statistics, and links to  other Web sites


Internet Public Library Newspaper Links: Africa http://www.ipl.org/reading/news/
Algeria | Benin | Egypt | Ethiopia | Ivory Coast | Kenya | Madagascar | Mauritius | Morocco | Namibia | Nigeria | Reunion Island | Senegal | Seychelles | South Africa | Swaziland | Tanzania | Tunisia | Uganda | Zambia | Zimbabwe |

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B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001