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African Decolonization: Websites
NYPL: Africana Age:African and African Diasporan Transformations in the 20th Century
From the New York Public Library. This is an amazing collection full of images and essays that provide an excellent overview of colonialism, independence, and African thought of the 20th century.
NYPL: Challenge of Decolonization in Africa
BBC: The story of Africa
A comprehensive history of the colonial history of Africa and the move towards independence. Profiles case studies of Guinea, Algeria, Congo, and Kenya but a great introduction for everyone.
Library of Congress Country Studies
An extensive history of each country with articles on the politics and modern day situation of each land.
Struggle for Freedom in Mozambique
A fantastic site from the editors of JSTOR and the Google Cultural Institute. This site contains primary sources, photos and a comprehensive history of the struggle for independence in Mozambique.
A digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.
Modern History sourcebook:Africa since 1945
Fordham University collection of primary source documents.
Harvard Libraries: Images of Colonialism
British Archives: Cabinet Papers Empire, Commonwealth and De-colonization
CIA World Factbook
NY Times: Reflections on 1960, The Year of Africa
Lots of images!
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