African History and Culture, 1540-1921, features over 1,300 fully cataloged and searchable books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides, and ephemera that exploration the history, peoples, and socio-economic development of the African continent from the 16th century to the early 20th century. Encompassing all regions of Africa and important adjacent areas, this collection presents new opportunities for research and teaching in fields such as Africana Studies, Atlantic Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Economic Studies, Slavery, and Diaspora Studies. The collection includes historical narratives, social histories, maps, navigational logs, military reports, government documents, demographic studies, anthropological studies, natural histories, personal memoirs, and more.