Electronic Resources

The trouble with the African Past?

‘Prof Richard Reid Inaugural Lecture: The Trouble with the African Past | SOAS University of London’[accessed 14 July 2016]

‘Tradition versus Modernity’, New African Magazine, 2015 [accessed 9 July 2016]

Teaching Resources

‘African Online Digital Library – Portal Page’ [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘Exploring Africa’ [accessed 14 July 2016]

‘Resources and Guides’ [accessed 18 June 2020]

‘Textbook for the West African secondary syllabus’, a good general introduction  [accessed 18 June 2020]

Benin

‘Benin Plaques’, British Museum [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘Resource: Art of Benin’, British Museum [accessed 9 July 2016]

Kongo

‘Kongo: Power and Majesty’, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, I.e. The Met Museum [accessed 12 July 2016]

‘John Thornton’s African Texts » African American Studies | Boston University’ [accessed 15 July 2016]

Songhay and the Trans-Saharan Trade

‘Exhibition – Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu | Exhibitions – Library of Congress’, 2010 [accessed 14 July 2016]

Timbuktu Manuscripts project run in association with the University of Cape Town [accessed 18 June 2020]

Material related to the “Caravans of Gold, Fragments of Time” exhibition stages at the Block Museum, the Aga Khan Museum, and the Smithsonian:

‘General exhibition companion site’ [accessed 18 June 2020]

‘Northwestern/Block Museum site’ [accessed 18 June 2020]

‘Smithsonian site’ (which also has a lot of educational resources) [accessed 18 June 2020]

‘Youtube playlist of exhibition-themed lectures at the Aga Khan’ [accessed 18 June 2020]

‘Virtual tour of the Aga Khan version of the exhibition’ (plus texts of all the captions and labels) [accessed 18 June 2020]

Slavery

‘Teaching Slavery and the Slave Trade |’ [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade’ [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘Legacies of British Slave-Ownership’ [accessed 15 July 2016]

Other museums

‘Quai Branly – Home’ [accessed 12 July 2016]

‘Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Beyond Compare: Art from Africa in the Bode-Museum’ [accessed 18 June 2020]

Academic conversation

‘H-Africa | H-Net’ [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘H-West-Africa | H-Net’ [accessed 14 July 2016]

Articles or book chapters online

‘Unesco’: The pedagogical use of of the General history of Africa [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘Open Educational Resources (OER) | Women in African History’ [accessed 14 July 2016]

‘Academia.edu’ [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘African Studies – Authoritative Research Guide – Oxford Bibliographies – Obo’ [accessed 9 July 2016]

‘African Timelines Part II: African Empires’ [accessed 13 July 2016]

Maps

‘Afriterra.org’ [accessed 13 July 2016]

‘Compare Countries With This Simple Tool’, The True Size [accessed 9 July 2016]

Youtube

Lost Kingdoms of Africa : Gus Casely-Hayford. [accessed 19 April 2017]
Episode 1 of 4
Episode 2 of 4
Episode 3 of 4
Episode 4 of 4