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HIST 27B: Modern Africa

Guide to reference materials, books, articles, videos, and websites for researching topics related to Modern Africa.

Finding Articles

Evidence found in newspaper, magazine and journal articles is more specific than background information and support your arguments. Scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles are often required for academic papers. These articles are found using subscription library databases.

The short list of databases on this page may be particularly useful for your assignment. A full list of our databases can be found here:

Databases

Videos and Films

Mothers Unite, from the documentary Cape Town: Urban Future, is one example of the video segments you can view in Films on Demand.