Category: African Studies

128 New E-books from ProQuest Ebook Central

Northwestern University Libraries now has subscription access to 127 additional e-books from ProQuest Ebook Central.   Access via the Library’s catalog or through the publisher’s website. A Guide to Direction of trade statistics A country I do not recognize : the legal assault on American values A history of journalism in China A perfect Babel of

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Hooligan Sparrow: A Champion for Girls’ and Women’s Rights in China The danger is palpable as maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues travel to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. Marked as enemies of

1000 New E-books from ProQuest Ebook Central

Northwestern University Libraries now has access to 1000 additional Ebrary e-books from ProQuest Ebook Central.   Access via the Library’s catalog or through the publisher’s website. List of titles: ProQuest-Ebook-Central-new-ebooks-june-2017-1u4l5hy

Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies

Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies The mission of the Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies is to develop and disseminate scientific knowledge in areas of genocide studies and its prevention, socio-political development, peace, security, and governance studies in the particular context of Africa. – Publisher  

Journal of Global South Studies

Journal of Global South Studies The Journal of Global South Studies is a probing scholarly journal that examines development problems and issues as well as pioneering efforts in the developing world. This interdisciplinary journal explores current and historical issues facing the Global South regions of the world, to include economic, political, cultural, social, military, and

Liberation Movement in Africa and African America

Liberation Movement in Africa and African America Composed of FBI surveillance files on the activities of the African Liberation Support Committee and All African People’s Revolutionary Party; this collection provides two unique views on African American support for liberation struggles in Africa, the issue of Pan-Africanism, and the role of African independence movements as political

Liberia and the U.S.: Nation-Building in Africa, 1864-1918

Liberia and the U.S.: Nation-Building in Africa, 1864-1918 This series consists of correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the United States’ diplomatic post in Liberia. The topics covered by these records include all aspects of relations with Liberia, and interactions of American citizens with the Liberian government and people.- Publisher

Rastafari Ephemeral Publications from the Written Rastafari Archives Project

Rastafari Ephemeral Publications from the Written Rastafari Archives Project The provocative literary materials in this collection provides an historical time stamp and current affairs commentary on the transitional period in the Rastafari Movement’s development—a period extending from the early 1970s through to the present. It is a forty-three year period during which the Rastafari Movement

ProQuest History Vault.: Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, 1960-1969 Africa Middle East

ProQuest History Vault.: Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, 1960-1969 Africa Middle East This module focuses on those U.S. State Department Central Files that have not been microfilmed by the National Archives or distributed by other publishers. It contains a wide range of sensitive materials from U.S. diplomats in foreign countries: reports on political, military,

Journal of African Archaeology

Journal of African Archaeology The Journal of African Archaeology publishes original papers addressing recent research and developments in African archaeology and related disciplines. The journal’s main purpose is to provide scholars and students with a new pan-African forum for discussing relevant topics on the cultural dynamics of past African societies. – Publisher

Wiley Publishing E-journal Backfiles

Northwestern Universities Library now has perpetual access to over 780 e-journal backfiles from John Wiley & Sons. Access via the NUsearch or the publisher’s website. Abacus 1965 1996 Academic emergency medicine 1994 1996 Accounting & finance 1979 1996 Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 1957 1996 Acta crystallographica 1948 1967 Acta crystallographica, Section A 1983 1996 Acta crystallographica,

International African Bibliography Online

International African Bibliography Online Formerly only available as journal issues, the International African Bibliography Online (IABO) is a leading specialist bibliography of African Studies and contains 140.000 entries of the International African Bibliography published in the years 1971 to 2015 and about 4.000 new publications will be added per year. The IABO can be browsed by