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Africana Studies

This guide is intended to assist with research into the experiences of peoples of African origin both in Africa and in the African Diaspora.

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  Subject Classifications

Africana Studies is interdisciplinary in nature; relevant materials may be found within these broad Library of Congress Classification sections:
     
     DT  History. Africa  
     E 184.5 - 185.98  Afro-Americans
     E 441-453  History.  Slavery in the United States
     F 1601-1629  Latin America.  West Indies 
     GN 537-674  Anthropology.  Ethnic groups and races
     HQ 1101 - 2030.7   Women.  Feminism.
     JQ 1870-3981  Political Institutions and Public Administrations.  Africa
     PL 8000-8844  African languages and literature 
     PS 1-3576  American Literature

See the Gelman Stacks Map to the left for the locations of these sections.  

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