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African American and African Studies

Selective List of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Below is a few of the Libraries' dictionaries and encyclopedias related to African American and African Studies. For more sources, search in Library Search for terms like "African American" or  African, and dictionary or handbook.

Online Reference Databases

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Cambridge Histories Online

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