This is Mr. Nyhan's Africa Project
Last Updated: Nov 3, 2016
Learn about different cultures from around the world including customs, languages, diet, and much more.
- Encyclopedia Britannica (School Edition)
The original encyclopedia! Provides current information on just about everything you can imagine: people, places, events...things. Also contains a thesaurus, dictionary, and atlases.
- World Geography and Culture
This database facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.
- Salem Press' Africa Books
Click on this link to access two eBooks. The first one is on Western and Northern Africa, and the second is on Southern and Eastern Africa. Ask the librarian for the password.
Here is just a sample of books on Africa in the library. For individual countries, browse the 960-969 section of non-fiction. Don't know where that is? Ask Mr. Vallée!
Call Number: 960 AYO
Publication Date: 1995
Describes the traditional lifestyles, beliefs, skills, and crafts of the African peoples.
Call Number: 960 GRE
Publication Date: 2003
Examines the costumes of Africa at different eras throughout history, looking at what clothing and body adornment reveals about the culture and society of five specific regions, and includes color illustrations, a glossary, a time line, and resource lists.
Call Number: 960 SAY
Publication Date: 1999
Describes the countries, landscapes, geology, weather, climate, air, soil, plants, and animals of the continent of Africa.
Countries, Peoples and Cultures: East and South Africa
Call Number: 967.6 COU
Publication Date: 2015-10-01
Discusses the peoples, cultures, and countries of eastern and southern Africa, including profiles of Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, and Uganda, among others.
Countries, Peoples and Cultures: West and Central Africa
Call Number: 966 COU
Publication Date: 2015-11-01
Discusses the peoples, cultures, and countries of western and central Africa, including profiles of Angola, Cameroon, and the Republic of the Congo, among others.
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