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African History: Precolonial Period

About This Guide


This guide is intended to assist with research on pre-Colonial Africa. 

Researching pre-colonial Africa can be difficult depending on the region and the nature of one's research. This guide is intended to offer some research tips and guidance as you begin research. It also highlights some helpful texts in the BU Libraries in addition to a selection of freely available online resources. 

Head, African Studies Library

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Beth Restrick
African Studies Library
6th floor, Mugar Memorial Library

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
Subjects: African Studies

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