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Anthropology : ANTH 255 Global Eastern Africa

Instructional Materials

Recommended Journals

In order to browse a specific title you will need to use the Journals & Newspapers list.

Africa Today
African Affairs
African and Asian Studies
African Anthropologist
African Archaeological Review
African Arts
African Economic History
African Journal of Ecology
African Studies (formerly Bantu Studies)
African Studies Quarterly (online)
African Studies Review
American Anthropologist
American Ethnologist
Annual Review of Anthropology
Cahiers d’Études Africaines
Canadian Journal of African Studies
Comparative Studies in Society and
Critique of Anthropology
East Africa Social Science Research
History in Africa
International Journal of African
Historical Studies
Journal of African and Asian Studies
Journal of African History
Journal of Eastern African Studies
Journal of Modern African Studies
Journal of Southern African Studies
Journal of the Royal Anthropological
Medical Anthropology
Medical Anthropology Quarterly
Review of African Political Economy
Social Science and Medicine
Tanganyika [Tanzania] Notes and
Tanzania Zamani

Citing Sources

This class uses the Chicago Author-Date style of citation. See our citing sources guide or the full Chicago Manual of Style for more information. 

RefWorks is an online tool that allows you to import citations from library databases, organize them, and format bibliographies in thousands of styles. Please consult the online guide and your liaison librarian for assistance.

Recommended Databases

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WorldCat & Interlibrary Loan

Broad Topic Ideas

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Religion(s) and social or political movements
Knowledge and treatment of HIV/AIDS
Age- or generation-grades and postcolonial conflicts
Music, popular culture, and politics in everyday life
Islamic or Christian revivals
China’s involvement in eastern Africa
Culture and the influences of colonial rule
Tourism, culture, and development
Migration and rural–urban or Africa–diasporic ties
Interactions between hunters, cultivators, herders, and the state
Socialism and post-socialist economic development
Gender and national politics
Education in Tanzania and Kenya
Rural health campaigns and economic change
Healing traditions in eastern Africa
East African responses to war
Conflict in the Horn and possible solutions
Agricultural development for subsistence and markets
Ethnography and government
Medicine and missionaries
Changing initiation and marriage practices
Transformations of political authority
Gender and agricultural development
Changing environmental knowledge / access
Establishment of and change in national parks
Political and economic liberalization and the future
Love and sexuality
Internet use and culture

Subject Guide

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Nick Lonergan


African Studies Centre, Leiden

The only multidisciplinary academic knowledge institute in the Netherlands devoted entirely to the study of Africa

H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online

An international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web.

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

Publications, audio-visual materials, archives, manuscripts, and electronic resources about and from the Sub-Saharan Africa.

African Studies Internet Resources

Research collections on Africa south of the Sahara containing over 134,000 book titles & over 1,700 current serials in history, political science, law, sociology, anthropology, economics, geography, geoscience, literature, ethnomusiciology, and the visual arts.

Indian Ocean World Centre

A research initiative and resource base established to promote the study of the history, economy, and cultures of the lands and peoples of the Indian Ocean world (IOW).