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History, Africa

An overview of resource available through the Ryerson University Library for the study of the History of Africa. It covers the modern period (Colonial and Post-Colonial) as well as the pre-colonial period prior to 1850.

Wit, Frederik de. Totius Africae accuratissima tabula [Amsterdam?, 1688?]

Frederik de Wit's map of Africa from about 1688 titled Totius Africae accuratissima tabula

[Amsterdam?; S.N.?, 1688?]. Source: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division. https://www.loc.gov/item/98687162/ 

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