Category: African Studies

Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora

Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora Since its inception in 1975, Obsidian has evolved into a respected literary journal committed to publishing scholarly articles, fiction, poetry, and drama centered on the literatures of Africa and her Diaspora. Obsidian’s roster of established and newly established writers continues to be impressive. – Publisher

Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice

Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice This resource is designed as an important portal for slavery and abolition studies, bringing together documents and collections covering an extensive time period, between 1490 and 2007, from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world. Close attention is given to the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social-justice

702 New E-books from ProQuest Ebook Central

Northwestern University Libraries now has subscription access to 702 additional e-books from ProQuest Ebook Central.   Access via the Library’s catalog or through the publisher’s website. List of titles: ebook central 9 25 2017-1cdu18d

The Baltimore Afro-American (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

The Baltimore Afro-American (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) Founded by former slave John Henry Murphy Sr. when he merged three church publications, The Baltimore Afro-American became one of the most widely circulated African-American newspapers on the Atlantic Coast. In addition to featuring the first black female reporter (Murphy’s daughter) and female sportswriters, the paper’s contributors have included

Norfolk Journal and Guide (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

Norfolk Journal and Guide (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) One of the best researched and well written African American newspapers of its time. News articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, etc. Full page and article images with searchable full text. The only African American newspaper to provide on-the-scene, day-to-day coverage of the Scottsboro trial.

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