Afro-Americana Imprints

The Past and the Future

It’s that time of year, folks. The library is trialing a variety of different online resources, including:

Afro-Americana Imprints (1535-1922)

This online collection spans nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Critically important subjects covered include the West’s discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought and racism; descriptions of African American life—slave and free—throughout the Americas; and slavery and race in fiction and drama. Also featured are printed works of African American individuals and organizations.

Give it a try and let us know what you think by leaving a comment below or emailing Celia Rabinowitz.

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