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About Oxford African-American Studies Center

Description:

  • Provides articles, biographies, timelines, images, maps, primary sources, and more.
  • The core content of this database is from the following sources:
    • Africana, which covers the African and African American experience in five volumes;
    • The Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895, which documents the African American experience from the arrival of the black explorer, Esteban, who arrived with the Spanish in 1527, to the death of Frederick Douglass;
    • A companion set, the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present, which covers African American history into the twenty-first century;
    • The three-volume Black Women in America, Second Edition;
    • The African American National Biography, which covers over 6,000 people.

Dates of Coverage: 1527 to present

Concurrent Users: unlimited

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