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About Oxford African American studies center: The online authority on the African American experience

Why and how to use the Oxford African American studies center

Why use this resource? Oxford AASC contains a rich collection of scholarship, including reference materials, articles and primary source materials centered on the cultural and historical events that have shaped African American and African lives and experiences.

What's in this resource? Over 10,000 articles, including the full text of: Africana, Encyclopedia of African American History, Black Women in America, African American National Biography, Dictionary of African Biography, and Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought. Includes primary source materials such as images, maps, charts and tables. 


African American studies

Social sciences

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Phrase Searching "Harlem Renaissance" 
Vendor Oxford University Press
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