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Studying Africa: A guide to the sources
The Nordic Africa Institute.
2005 (English)Collection (editor) (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

Studying Africa is an introduction to the basic handbooks and standard works on contemporary Africa. The first part of the book is a guide to searching for literature and facts within the field of the social sciences. It deals with bibliographies, databases, reference works, yearbooks, journals, Internet resources, statistics, maps and official publications. Active links to the websites mentioned in the text can be found at the end of each chapter. In the sections entitled “African information on the Internet” and “Statistics”, additional links are given within the text itself. The second part of the book consists of introductions to the literature within the subject areas of history, politics, economics, geography, anthropology and education.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet , 2005. , 171 p.
Keyword [en]
Africa, Reference materials, Bibliographies, Literature surveys, Internet sources, Social sciences, History, Geography, Anthropology, Education
National Category
Social Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-1059ISBN: 91-7106-564-4 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:nai-1059DiVA: diva2:300898
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Translated by Linda Linnarsson and Andrew ByerleyAvailable from: 2010-03-01 Created: 2010-03-01 Last updated: 2010-03-01Bibliographically approved

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