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This list of resources has been compiled for sociology classes researching different cultural groups. If you find a helpful website, video or other resource that you think should be on here, please let Ms. Carpenter know!


National Geographic

MMU has National Geographic in print 1954-present.  Use this index to search for your topic and ask for the month and year you are looking for at the front desk.

National Geographic Digital Index


Africa: South of the Sahara

An annotated list of websites related to Africa.


Explore the regions of Africa via PBS's "Nature" series.

The Story of Africa

Explore BBC's rich history of Africa. 

Found an additional good website?  Please let Ms. Carpenter know and she'll add it here.


Library Catalog


Reference Books

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Encyclopedia of African Religion - Molefi Kete Asante (Editor); Ama Mazama (Editor)
Call Number: R 960 Enc
ISBN: 9781412936361
Publication Date: 2008-11-26

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Africana - Anthony Appiah (Editor); Henry Louis Gates (Editor)
Call Number: R 960 Afr
ISBN: 0762416424
Publication Date: 2003-11-27

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Encyclopedia of African History and Culture - Willie F. Page
Call Number: R 960 Encyclopedia
ISBN: 0816044724
Publication Date: 2001-10-01

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Encyclopedia of African Peoples - Diagram Group Staff
Call Number: R 960 Encyclopedia
ISBN: 0816040990
Publication Date: 2000-01-01

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New Encyclopedia of Africa - John Middleton; Joseph Calder Miller
Call Number: R 960.03 New
ISBN: 9780684314556
Publication Date: 2007-10-01

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African Biography - UXL Staff; Virginia Curtin Knight
Call Number: R 960.092 AFR
ISBN: 0787628239
Publication Date: 1998-08-01

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Peoples of Africa - Diagram Group Staff
Call Number: R 960 Peoples
ISBN: 0816034850
Publication Date: 1997-02-01

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Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life - Timothy L. Gall (Editor)
Call Number: R 305.8 Worldmark
ISBN: 0787605522
Publication Date: 1997-12-01

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2009 - Barry Turner (Editor)
Call Number: R 320.4 STA
ISBN: 1403992789
Publication Date: 2008-08-15

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Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook
Call Number: R 320.4 Countries
Publication Date: 2007

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