The award-winning Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully-edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
A unique and dynamic user-friendly resource...
Unrivalled access to the full text of the highly-acclaimed 5-volume Africana, the new 3-volume Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 and the 3-volume Black Women in America
Explore over 7,500 articles by top scholars in the field, and discover the lives of over 5,000 men and women who made an impact on African American history
Charts, tables, and graphs provide information on everything from demographics to government, politics, business, education, and the arts
Thematic timlines guide users through the history of African Americans in Sports, Business and Labor, Military History, Women's History, Literature, and Africa and the Diaspora
Primary source documents, with specially-written commentaries, take users through the personal and public histories of African Americans
Over 1,000 images visually enhance the articles on the site
More than 90 country and territory maps, and thematic maps highlight major events - from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement
Learning resources are available to aid research at any level, and to help education professionals incorporate the Oxford African American Studies Center into their teaching
Regular updates include new content, and revisions to existing articles
Print editions of the multi-volume works that are included in the Oxford African American Studies Center are available for purchase from OUP or from your preferred supplier