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History Research Guide: Africa

African History Research Links

Here are links for researching African history topics. For more information on Egypt, see the page on the Middle East

Country Background Information

Use these links to find background information about a country, including historical information. Or start research using both of the interactive maps below.

CIA World FactbookCIAO Atlas

World Digital Library

The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.