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EN 221 Literature of African Peoples: Home

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  • Political change and social struggles in Contemporary Africa
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This guide includes print and online research tools related to the study of African Literature.  It is a selected list of resource materials and is not meant to be exhaustive. Please see a reference librarian or your library liaison for additional research assistance.  

The call numbers for all areas of English are in Class P.  However, many interdisciplinary sources in other areas may be relevant. 

Sample of Resources

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