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African and African-American Studies

Selected Reference Books

Call Numbers

General African-American history and culture books are found in the following Library of Congress call number range: E 184.5-185.98.

  • E184.5 - 185.98   Afro-Americans.
  • E185.2 - 185.89   Status and development since emancipation. 
  • E185.96 - 185.98   Biography. Genealogy.

Additional books may be found in the following:

  • BL2390 - 2490 History and principles of African religions
  • DT History of Africa
  • G2445 - 2739 Atlases of Africa
  • G8200 - 8904 Maps of Africa
  • GN643 - 659 Ethnology of African peoples
  • HC800 - 905 Economic conditions in Africa
  • JQ1870 - 3981 Political institutions and public administration in Africa
  • JV8790 - 9025 Emigration and immigration- Africa
  • ML350 History and criticism of African music
  • PL8000 - 8844 Languages and literatures of Africa
  • Z3501 - 3975 National bibliographies- Africa

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