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he OhioLINK Electronic Book Center (EBC) offers thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences. The e-books were purchased by Ohio academic libraries from these publishers: ABC-CLIO, Oxford University Pr
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries - Getting Started with Research
Some of these books are in the Jerome Library reference collection, while others are in the Jerome Library main stacks. Note the call number; reference books will have a call number that begins with REF.
Call Number: DT14 .A37435 2005 (5 vols.)
Publication Date: 2005-04-07
The British Transatlantic Slave Trade by
Call Number: HT1162 .B75 2003 (4 vols.)
Publication Date: 2003-06-25
v. 1. Operation of the slave trade in Africa, v. 2. Royal African Company, v. 3. Abolitionist struggle : opponents of the slave trade, v. 4. Abolitionist struggle: promoters of the slave trade.
Historical Atlas of the Islamic World by
Call Number: ovsz G1786.S1 N5 2003
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
Provides information on Islamic countries Civilization -- Maps, History, Historical geography -- Maps also includes bibliographical references and index.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought by
Call Number: online
Publication Date: 2010-04-27
...offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition both on the continent in its entirety and throughout the African Diaspora in the Americas and in Europe.
Pan-African History by
Call Number: DT30 .A35 2003
Publication Date: 2003-03-28
Pan-African History brings together Pan-Africanist thinkers and activists from the Anglophone and Francophone worlds of the past two hundred years. I
A Political and Economic Dictionary of Africa by
Call Number: DT30.5 .S433 2005
Publication Date: 2006-01-20
This invaluable Dictionary provides an essential guide to the politics and economics of the African continent. Each individual entry provides clear and concise information, and entries are fully cross-referenced to enhance the book's usability. Organizations listed include contact details wherever possible.
The World Economy, Historical Statistics by
Call Number: REF HF1359 .M333 2003
Publication Date: 2004-03-18
Maddison offers insights into the history and political influence of national accounts and national accounting. He demonstrates that such statistical data can enlighten the contemporary and later observer in the analysis of economic phenomena such as growth, market formation and income distribution. Section 6 covers Africa.
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