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Global Studies: Research Countries: Africa

Smith College Libraries' guide to resources by region of the world.

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Use the Libraries' Research page for discipline-specific sources (anthropology, economics, etc.) or for additional reference sources (encyclopedias, language dictionaries, etc.).

For region-specific sources, see the tabs at the top of this page


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Journal Articles and More

Look for the SCLinks buttons SC Links graphicwithin the databases below to see if Smith has the article you need online or in print - or use the Journal Locator.


Search in the Five College Library Catalog, using the SUBJECT BEGINS WITH search (not keyword). Enter your country name, followed by any of the possibilities below:

Description and travel (for example, Kenya - Description and travel)
Economic conditions
Politics and government
Relations - United States
Social life and customs