First posted on December 15th 2012, last revised on October 5th 2013






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Digital Libraries . Hemerotheques . Archives . Academic Journals

Literature on the History of North Africa

Note : for Egypt : see under Middle East

Relevant Institutions : Digital Libraries :
Digital Public Library of America, Gallica

Relevant Institutions : Hemerotheques (Digital Newspaper Archives) :
La Gazette Algerienne 1891-1901, Gallica
La Vie algerienne, tunisienne et marocaine. Revue illustree du dimanche 1924-1928, Gallica
L'Avenir de l'Est. Gazette algerienne 1901, 1902, 1904-1906, 1922-1934, Gallica
La Chronique Algerienne 1886, Gallica
Bulletin du Comite de l'Afrique française 1891-1908, Gallica
Bulletin officiel du Ministere des colonies 1894-1921, 1925, Gallica
Archives marocaines 1904-1936, Gallica

Relevant Institutions : Archives :
National Archives of Tunisia
National Archives of former Colonial Powers : National Archives (Belgium), Archives Nationales d'Outremer (France), Archivio Centrale delle Stato (Italy), Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo (Portugal), Spain, National Archives (UK)
Vatican Secret Archives
Endangered Archives Programme, Collections, scroll down for Eastern Africa; EAP141: Ibadi private libraries in the Mzab Heptapolis, Algeria, EAP265: The tifinagh rock inscriptions in the Tadrart Acacus mountains (SW Libya): an unknown endangered heritage

Relevant Institutions : Academic Journals
African Studies Centre, Leiden, List of free, Africa related, e-journals
AMIR, Alphabetical List of Open Access Journals in Middle Eastern Studies
MERJ, Middle East Research Journal Project
FULL TEXT
Oriental Herald 1-23, 1824-1829, GB
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft 1847-2007
Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Mediterranee 1966-1999, Persee
Revue africaine : journal des travaux de la Societe historique algerienne 1856-1929, Gallica
Arab Studies Quarterly 1993-2009, The Free Library
Afrique et Histoire 2003-2009, CAIRN
Bulletin du Comite d'etudes historiques et scientifiques de l'Afrique 1917-1937, Gallica
Revue de l'histoire des colonies françaises 1907-1931, Gallica
Revue du Monde Musulman 1906-1926, Gallica
Studia Islamica 2011-
TABLES OF CONTENT
Libyan Studies 1969-


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Bibliography . Atlases, Maps . Statistical Data . Historical Dictionaries . National Biographies . Databases . Lists of Rulers

Reference Material : Bibliographies :
The Scarecrow Historical Dictionary series by country contains extensive bibliography sections. See under Historical Dictionaries
Temehu, Berber Bibliography
R. Attal, Les Juifs d'Afrique du Nord. Bibliografie, 2010
Virtueller Katalog Sondersammelgebiet Vorderer Orient und Nordafrika, German-language site combining the Middle East / North Africa collections of several German academic libraries; lists titles in any language
Univ. of Chicago Oriental Institute's Integrated Database
Menalib, Middle East Virtual Library
J. Gay, Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs a l'Afrique et a l'Arabie : catalogue methodique de tous les ouvrages français et des principaux en langues etrangeres traitant de la geographie, de l'histoire, du commerce, des lettres et des arts de l'Afrique et de l'Arabie 1875, Gallica
Bibliographie des ouvrages arabes ou relatifs aux Arabes : publies dans l'Europe chretienne de 1810 a 1885 vol.1 1892, IA, vol.2 1897, IA, vol.3 1898, IA, vol.4 1900, IA, vol.5 1901, IA, vol.6 1902, IA, vol.7 1903, IA, vol.8 1904, IA, vol.9 1905, IA, vol.10 1907, Gallica, vol.11 1909, vol.12 1922, IA
A. Demarsy, Essai de bibliographie tunisienne, ou Indication des principaux ouvrages publies en France sur la Regence de Tunis 1869, Gallica
E. Renou, Liste des ouvrages, cartes, plans, vues et dessins relatifs a l'empire du Maroc 1846, Gallica
V. Tantet, Catalogue methodique de la bibliotheque du ministere des Colonies, 1905, Gallica
Academia.edu : Documents in Algerian, Almohads, Almoravid, Berber (Amazigh), Byzantine Africa, Carthage, Fatimid, Fezzan, Ifriqiya, Libyan, Marinid, Moroccan, Roman North Africa, Tunisian, History, Trans-Saharan Trade

Reference Material : Atlases :
S. Kasule, The History Atlas of Africa, NY : Macmillan 1998 [G]
G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville, A Modern Atlas of African History, London : Rex Collings 1976 [G]
I. LL. Griffiths, An Atlas of African Affairs, London : Routledge 1984 [G]
J. Murray, Cultural Atlas of Africa, NY : Facts on File (1981) 1995 [G]
University of Texas, Perry Castaneda Library, Map Collection Topographical Maps, Africa
Distribution of African Languages, map from Muturzikin
Languages of Africa, from Ethnologue; click on country
Euratlas Periodis; does cover the Maghreb
T. Lessman's Atlas of World History (-1500)
University of Texas, Perry Castaneda Library, Map Collection Topographical Maps, Africa
A. Hourani, New Documents on the History of Mt Lebanon and Arabistan in the 10th and 11th Centuries H. 2010, IA; title misleading, contains maps only

Reference Material : Historical Dictionaries :
Antiquity
Wikisource, Pauly-Wissowa
Pauly-Wissowa, Paulys Real-Encyclopadie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft vol.1-2 Aal-Apollokrates 1894, IA; vol.3 Apollon-Artemis 1895, IA; vol.4 Artemisia-Barbaroi, 1896, IA; vol.5 Barbarus-Campanus 1896, IA; vol.6 Campanus ager-Claudius, 1899, IA; vol.7 Claudius-Cornificius 1900, IA; vol.8 Corniscae-Demodoros, 1901, IA; vol.9-10 Demogenes-Ephoroi, 1905, IA; vol.11 Ephoros-Eutychos 1907, IA; vol.12 Euxantios-Fornaces, 1909, IA; vol.13 Fornax-Glykon 1910, IA; vol.14 Glykyrrhiza-Helikeia 1912, IA; vol.15 Helikon-Hestia 1912, IA; vol.16 Hestiaia-Hyagnis 1913, IA; vol.17 Hyaia-Imperator 1914, IA; vol.18 Imperium-Iugum 1916, IA; vol.19 Iugurtha-Ius Latii 1918, IA; vol.20 Ius liberorum-Katochos 1919, IA; vol.21 Katoikoi-Komödie 1921, IA; vol.22 Komogramm-Kynegoi 1922, IA; vol.48 Raa-Ryton 1914, IA; vol.49 Saale-Sarmathon 1920, IA; vol.50 Sarmatia-Selinos, 1921, IA; Supplement vol.1 Aba-Demokratia 1903, IA; Supplement vol.2 1913, IA; Supplement vol.3 Aachen-ad Iuglandem 1918, IA
Colonial Period
V. Berard, Indicateur general de l'Algerie, renfermant la description geographique, statistique et historique de chacune des localites des trois provinces 1867, Gallica
P. Lambert, Dictionnaire illustre de la Tunisie : choses et gens de Tunisie 1912, Gallica
P. Fontana, Dictionnaire des communes de l'Algerie, villes, villages, hameaux, douars, postes militaires, bordjs, oasis, caravanserails, mines, carrieres, sources thermales et minerales, comprenant en outre les villes, villages, oasis du Touat, du Gourara, du Tidikelt et de la vallee de l'Oued-Saoura 1903, Gallica
Modern
J.S. Olson, The Peoples of Africa. An Ethnohistorical Dictionary, Westport Ct : Greenwood 1996 [G]
Ken Shillington, Encyclopedia of African History, vol.2 : H-O, NY : Taylor & Francis 2005, vol.3 : P-Z, 2005 [G]
Scarecrow Historical Dictionaries by Country, volumes Algeria 2006, Tunisia 1997, Libya 1981 [G]
Encyclopedia of the Orient
Encyclopaedia of Islam and the Muslim World, both volumes, 2004, Sejarah Melayu Library
H. Ilahiane, Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen), 2006, IA
Encyclopedie Berbere
Dictionnaire des orientalistes de langue française
WikiMaroc

Reference Material : Statistical Data :
IHS : B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics. Africa, Asia & Oceania 1750-2000, London : Palgrave 2003 [G]
Jan Lahmeyer, Population Statistics : Africa; has tables showing historical data

Reference Material : Lists of Rulers (Archontology) :
Ben Cahoon, World Statesmen
I. Mladjov, Monarchs


Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Primary Sources : Surveys . Compilations . Travelogues . Tour Guides . Historiography . Mission Journals . Yearbooks . Image Collections . Coins . Religious Literature . Commercial Directories . Office Lists . Other

Primary Sources : surveys
Ch.11 : De Scriptoribus Rerum Africanarum atque Americanarum, pp.263-273 (Africa pp.263-268), in B.G. Struve, Selecta bibliotheca historica, 1705, in Latin, GB ; a catalogue of narrative historical sources
WHKMLA : Online Catalogues of Oriental Manuscripts, Codices, Early Printed Books; numerous relevant entries
Bibliotheque Nationale, Departement des Manuscrits : Catalogue des manuscrits arabes 2. Manuscrits musulmans. Tome I, Les manuscrits du Coran. Du Maghreb a l'Insulinde 1983, Gallica
Rapport adresse a M. le ministre de l'instruction publique; suivi du Catalogue des manuscrits arabes les plus importants de la bibliotheque d'Alger et de la bibliotheque de Cid-hammouda a Constantine 1845, Gallica
J. Hendrickson, A Guide to Arabic Manuscript Libraries in Morocco, with Notes on Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, and Spain Mela Notes 81 2008 pp.15-88, Academia
A.N.O.M., Research Concerning Algeria
A. Amahan, Notes bibliographiques sur les manuscrits en langue tamazight ecrits en caracteres arabes, in: Ahmed-Chouqui Binebine (ed.), Le manuscrit arabe et la codicologie. Rabat 1994, pp. 99-104
Bibliography of Published Primary Sources in African History (English language)

Primary Sources : compilations
GENERAL
Internet African History Sourcebook
M. Latrie, Traites de paix et de commerce et documents divers concernant les relations des chretiens avec les Arabes de l'Afrique septentrionale au moyen age 1872, Gallica
BRITISH PROVENIENCE
E. Hertslet (ed.), The Map of Africa by Treaty, vol.1 1894, vol.2 1887, vol.3 1896, IA
FRENCH PROVENIENCE
Documents inedits sur l'histoire de l'occupation espagnole en Afrique (1506-1594) 1895, IA
Les sources inedites de l'histoire du Maroc de 1530 a 1845, Premiere Series : Dynastie Saadienne 1530-1660, vol.1 1905, vol.2 1907, vol.3 1911, Gallica
"Traictez faicts entre le Grand-Seigneur et les roys de France, potentats et republiques de l'Europe, depuis le regne du roy François premier, 1528, jusques a Louis XIII, 1634, avec autres pieces et memoires servans a l'histoire de Turquie"; aventures de Djem ou Zizim; pieces sur les Etats barbaresques, l'Egypte, etc 1601, Gallica
Traites et accords concernant le protectorat de la France au Maroc 1914, Gallica
Traites de la France avec les pays de l'Afrique du Nord : Algerie, Tunisie, Tripolitaine, Maroc 1906, Gallica
Negociations de la France dans le Levant, ou Correspondances, memoires et actes diplomatiques des ambassadeurs de France a Constantinople et des ambassadeurs, envoyes ou residents a divers titres a Venise, Raguse, Rome, Malte et Jerusalem, en Turquie, Perse, Georgie, Crimee, Syrie, Egypte, etc., et dans les Etats de Tunis, d'Alger et de Maroc. 1848, Gallica
E. Rouard de Card, Documents diplomatiques pour servir a l'etude de la question marocaine 1911, Gallica
Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres (F) Affaires d'Orient 1875-1877 1877, Gallica; Affaires de Tunis pp.153-173; Documents officiels relatifs a l'organisation du protectorat français en Tunisie 1886, Gallica; Affaires de Tunisie, 1870-1881 1881, Gallica, 1881 1881, Gallica, Revision des traites tunisiens, 1881-1897 1897, Gallica, 1896-1897, 1897, Gallica, Affaires de Maroc, I 1901-1905 1905, Gallica, II 1906 1906, Gallica, III 1906-1907, 1907, Gallica, IV 1907-1908 1908, Gallica, V 1908-1910 1910, Gallica, VI 1910-1912 1912, Gallica Afrique : arrangements, actes et conventions concernant le nord, l'ouest et le centre de l'Afrique : 1881-1898 1898, Gallica, Question de la protection diplomatique et consulaire au Maroc 1880, Gallica, Question de Tanger 1945, Gallica
SPANISH PROVENIENCE
Antiguos tratados de paces y alianzas entre algunos reyes de Aragon y Diferentes Principes Infieles de Asia y Africa, desde el Siglo XIII hasta el XV, (136 pp.), (118 pp.), 1786, GB
Les sources inedites de l'histoire du Maroc, Archives et Bibliotheques de l'Espagne, vol.1, Projecto Portugal e o sul de Maroccos
I. Bauer y Landauer (ed.), Papeles de mi archivo. Relaciones de Africa vol.1 1922, vol.2 1922, vol.3 1922, vol.4 1922, vol.5 1922, vol.6 1922, IA
UNESCO General History of Africa, Studies and Documents

Primary Sources : explorers' travelogues
E.A. de Bettencourt, Memoria sobre a descoberta das ilhas de Porto Santo e Madeira 1418-1419 (Fragmento de um livro inedito) 1875, IA
T. Shaw, Travels, or Observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant 1738, IA
C.F. Damberger, Travels through the interior of Africa: from the Cape of Good Hope to Morocco 1801, GB
Mungo Park, Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa vol.1, 1816, GB, vol.2 1816
D. Denham, Narrative of travels in Northern and Central Africa [1822-1824], vol.1 1826, GB; vol.2 1828, GB
el Eghwaati, Journey into the Interior of Northern Africa, 1831, GB
J. Richardson, Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 1848, IA
J.H. Churi, Sea Nile, the Desert, and Nigritia 1853, GB
H. Barth, Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa, 1858, GB
L. Piesse, Itineraire historique et descriptif de l'Algerie, comprenant le Tell et le Sahara, 1862, IA
H. Duveyrier, Exploration du Sahara: Les Touareg du nord 1864, IA
G.F. Rohlfs, Reise durch Marokko, übersteigung des grossen Atlas, Exploration der Oasen von Tafilet, Tuat und Tidikelt und Reise durch die grosse Wüste über Rhadames nach Tripoli, 1868, GB
G.F. Rohlfs, Adventures in Morocco and journeys through the oases of Draa and Tafilet 1874, IA
V. Largeau, Le Sahara: premier voyage d'exploration 1877, IA

Primary Sources : tour guides
Guide du voyageur en Algerie 1848, Gallica
J. Murray, Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Constantine 1878, IA
R.L. Playfair, Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis: Algiers, Oran, Tlemcen, Bougie 1891, IA
Cook's Practical Guide to Algiers, Algeria and Tunisia 1904, IA
Guide Michelin, Maroc - Alger - Tunisie 1929, Gallica
U.S. Army, Pocket Guide to North Africa 1943, IA

Primary Sources : Historiography
Victoris Vitensis historia persecutionis Africanae provinciae sub Geiserico et Hunrico regibus Wandalorum [early 6th century] 1879, IA
al akam, The history of the conquest of Egypt, North Africa and Spain 1922, IA
el-Hakem, Dhikr fath al-Andalus: Ibn Abd-el-Hakem's history of the conquest of Spain, 1858, GB
Idrisi, Description de l'Afrique et de l'Espagne 1866, GB
al-Fasi, Roudh el-Karras: histoire des souverains du Maghreb [Espagne et Maroc] et annales de la ville de Fes, 1860, in French, GB
Ibn Khaldun, Histoire des Berberes et des dynasties musulmanes de l'Afrique Septentrionale vol.1 1852, GB; vol.2 1854, GB; vol.3 1866, GB
al-Maqqari, The history of the Mohammedan dynasties in Spain: extracted from the Nafhu-t-tib min ghosni-l-Andalusi-r-rattib wa tarikh Lisanu-d-Din Ibni-l-Khattib vol.1 1840, GB, vol.2 1840, GB
Ibn Idari, Historias de al-Andalus 1860, GB
al-Tilimsani, Chroniques de la regence d'Alger 1841, IA
Zerkechi, Chronique des Almohades & des Hafçides [d. 1526] 1895, Gallica
Mohammad Esseghir ben Eldadj ben Abdallah Eloufrani, Nozhet elHadi, Histoire de la Dynastie Saadienne au Maroc 1511-1670, 1889, Gallica
El-Bekri, Description de l'Afrique septentrionale 1859, Gallica
Abderrahman ben Abdallah ben 'Imran ben 'Amir es-Sa'di, Tarikh es-Soudan 1898, Gallica
Ebn-Khaldoun, Histoire de l'Afrique sous la dynastie des Aghlabites, et de la Sicile sous la domination musulmane, 1841, Gallica
Abd el- Wah'id Merrakechi, Histoire des Almohades 1893, Gallica
Ibn Khaldoun, Histoire des Benou'l-Ahmar: rois de Grenade 1899, Gallica
Tarikh Jazirat Siqilliya, Engl. trsl., Medieval Sicily

Primary Sources : yearbooks
GENERAL
Britannica Book of the Year 1913, 1942-1997, 1999, 2002 [G]; KMLA Library has vol. 1998, 2006
Statesman's Yearbook 1878, 1889, 1895, 1898, 1901-1902, 1904-1907, 1910, 1912, 1918, 1919, 1924-1926, 1928-1929, 1932-1933, 1937, 1942-1943, 1961-1962, 1962-1963, 1970-1971, 1973-1974, 1975-1976 to 1976-1977, 1978-1979 to 2011
Statesman's Yearbook 1867 IA, 1868 IA, 1869 IA, 1871 IA, 1872 IA, 1873 IA, 1874 IA, 1875 IA, 1876 IA, 1877 IA, 1878 IA, 1879 IA, 1880 IA, 1881 IA, 1882 IA, 1883 IA, 1884 IA, 1885 IA, 1886 IA, 1887 IA, 1888 IA, 1889 IA, 1890 IA, 1891 IA, 1892 IA, 1894 IA, 1895 IA, 1896 IA, 1899 IA, 1903 IA, 1913 IA, 1919 IA, 1921 IA
Americana Annual 1927-1928, 1930-1941, 1943-1947, 1950-1954, 1957-1981, 1983-1990, 1992-1995, 1997-1998, 2000-2002, 2005-2006, 2008
(New) International Yearbook 1898-1900, 1907-1910, 1913-1914, 1916-1926, 1928-1935, 1937-1946, 1954, 1957, 1959, 1961-1962 [G]; Internet Archive provides links to scans of volumes of 1925-1959
Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1968, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1989 [G]
NATIONAL (Staatskalender)
Annuaire general de l'Algerie (Gouillon) 1880, Gallica
Rapport au President de la Republique sur la situation de la Tunisie 1890-1923, Gallica

Primary Sources : historic commercial directories etc.
W. Beawes, Lex mercatoria rediviva; or, The merchant's directory. 1754 ed. IA, of the Levant Trade and that of the Coast of Barbary pp.602-611; 1792 ed. IA, pf the Levant Trade and that of the Coast of Barbary pp.758-769
W. Dickinson, Universal Commerce, 1818, GB; Africa p.2, Teneriff p.263, Tunis p.270
C. Vere, The pocket cambist, containing tables of monies of the principal cities in all parts of the world 1836, GB; Algiers p.5, Madeira p.15
Knight's cyclopaedia of the industries of all nations 1851, IA; Algiers pp.80-81, Barbary p.37, Marocco pp.1179-1180, Tripoli pp.1714-1715, Tunis p.1719

Primary Sources : coins
Oriental Coins Database
Catalogue des monnaies musulmanes de la Bibliotheque nationale Espagne et Afrique 1891, Espagne et Afrique vol.2 n.d., IA
W.H. Valentine, Modern copper coins of the Muhammadan states of Turkey, Persia, Egypt, Afghanistan, Morocco, Tripoli, Tunis, etc. 1911, IA
Catalogue of the coins of the Vandals, Ostrogoths and Lombards, and of the empires of Thessalonica, Nicaea and Trebizond in the British museum 1911, IA
Catalogue of Oriental coins in the British Museum vol.2 The coins of the Mohammadan dynasties, 1876, vol.5 The coins of the Moors of Africa and Spain: and the kings and imams of the Yemen, 1880, vol.9, Additions to vol.1-4, 1889, IA

Primary Sources : other
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1861-1960
Archnet Historic Sites; special focus on the Muslim World
DLIR, Moustapha Bouchoucha Photograph Collection
Tangier - 1680 : The diary of Sir James Halkett 1922, IA
Morocco pp.349-351 in : United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce, Labor in America, Asia, Africa, Australasia, and Polynesia 1885, IA


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Surveys
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.24, pp.976-981 Article North Africa. KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.24
Jamil M. Abun-Nasr, A History of the Maghrib, Cambridge : UP 1971 [G]
B. Robertson, A Traveller's History of North Africa, NY : Interlink 1998 [G]
Pierre Dan, Histoire de Barbarie et de ses corsaires, des royaumes, et des villes d'Alger, de Tunis .., 1649, in French, GB
Jacques Philippe Laugier de Tassy, Histoire des etats barbaresques qui exercent la piraterie, 1757, in French, GB
R. van der Pijl, Korte Beschrijving der Staten van Barbarije : Marocco, Algiers, Tunis, Tripoli en Fezzan, 1816, in Dutch, IA
G.A. Jackson, Algiers: being a complete picture of the Barbary states; their government, laws, religion, and natural productions; and containing a sketch of their various revolutions, a description of the domestic manners and customs of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks; an account of the four great capitals of Algiers, Tripoli, Tunis, and Morocco, and a narrative of the various attacks upon Algiers, by the European states; including a faithful detail of the late glorious victory of Lord Exmouth , 1817, IA
M. Russell, History and present condition of the Barbary states, 1837, GB
E. Mercier, Histoire de l'Afrique septentrionale (Berberie) 1100 B.C.-1045 A.D., 1888, vol.2 1045-1515, 1888, vol.3 1515-1830, 1888, Algerie Ancienne
S. Lane-Poole, The Story of the Barbary Corsairs 1890, IA
I. Hamet, Histoire du Maghreb 1923, Gallica
Histoire du Maghreb

Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Specific Topics : by Period . Historiography . Economic History . Environmental History . Social History . History of Religion . Cultural History . Geographic Literature . History by Country

Specific Topics : by period
PREHISTORY TO 600 BCE
The Prehistory of North Africa, chapter 22 pp.241-250 in J. Ki-Zerbo, Methodology and African Prehistory, vol.I abridged edition of UNESCO General History of Africa 1989 [G]
ANTIQUITY 600 BCE TO 600 CE
A. Graham, Roman Africa; an outline of the history of the Roman occupation of North Africa, based chiefly upon inscriptions and monumental remains in that country 1902, IA
S. Gsell, Histoire Ancienne de l'Afrique du Nord vol.I : La Colonisation Phenicienne et l'Empire de Carthage 1913, Gallica, vol.II : L'Etat Carthaginois 1928, IA, vol.III : Histoire militaire de Carthage 1913, IA, vol.IV : La civilisation Carthaginoise 1924, IA, vol.V : Royaumes indigenes 1927, Amazigh World, vol.VI : Royaumes indigenes 1913, IA, vol.VII : La republique Romaine et les rois indigenes, 1928, IA, vol.VIII : Jules Cesar en Afrique; fin du royaumes indigenes 1928, IA
600 CE TO 1450 CE
H. Fournel, Etude sur la conquete de l'Afrique par les Arabes, et recherches sur les tribus berberes qui ont occupe le Maghreb central 1857, Gallica
O. de Lacy, A Short History Of The Fatimid Khalifate 1923, IA
M. Latrie, Relations et commerce de l'Afrique septentrionale ou Maghreb avec les nations chretiennes au moyen age 1886, Gallica
R. Rouighi, The Berbers of the Arabs, Studia Islamica 2011
C. Fenwick, From Africa to Ifriqiya: Settlement and Society in Early Medieval North Africa (650-800), 2013
D. Valerian, Bougie, port maghrebin. 1067-1510 2006
D. Valerian, Le conflit entre Bougie et Tlemcen pour le controle du Maghreb central (fin du XIIIe - debut du XIVe siecle) 2011
1450 CE TO 1750 CE
Chapter 8 pp.104-119 : Morocco, chapter 9 pp.120-133 : Algeria, Tunisia and Libya : the Ottomans and their heirs, in : B.A. Ogot, Africa from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, vol.V abridged edition of UNESCO General History of Africa (1992) 1999 [G]
1750 CE TO 1914 CE
African Initiatives and Resistance in North Africa and the Sahara, chapter 6 pp.46-54; chapter 17 pp.186-199 The colonial economy : North Africa; chapter 24 pp.260-269 Politics and nationalism in the Maghrib and the Sahara, in A. Adu Boahen, Africa under Colonial Domination 1880-1935, vol.VII abridged edition of UNESCO General History of Africa 1990 [G]
African Initiatives and Resistance in North Africa and the Sahara, chapter 6 pp.87-113; chapter 17 pp.420-457 The colonial economy : North Africa; chapter 24 pp.603-623 Politics and nationalism in the Maghrib and the Sahara, in A. Adu Boahen, Africa under Colonial Domination 1880-1935, vol.VII unabridged edition of UNESCO General History of Africa 1990 [G]
R. Cornevin, Histoire de l'Afrique, vol.2 : l'Afrique precoloniale 1500-1900, 1966; ch.XI : l'evolution du Maghreb de l'intervention Turque a la perte des independances, pp.405-438, Gallica
SINCE 1914 CE
Chapter 2 pp.29-57 : The Horn and North Africa 1935-1945: crises and change; chapter 6 : North Africa and the Horn [1945-1960] in A.A. Mazrui, Africa since 1935, vol.VIII unabridged edition of UNESCO General History of Africa 1999, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 960 M476g
W. Hazbun, Rethinking anti-colonial movements and the political economy of decolonization: The case of Tunisia 1994
UNESCO General History of Africa, Studies and Documents 10 : Africa and the Second World War, 1985
UNESCO General History of Africa, Studies and Documents 12 : The Role of African student movements in the political and social evolution of Africa from 1900 to 1975 1994

Specific Topics : historiography
J.C.M. Calvert, Ibn Khaldun and the Orientalist Historiography of the Maghrib, thesis McGill 1984
W.L. Bevill, Subversive Representations of Education in Francophone Novels of the Colonial Maghreb, thesis Amherst 2011
E. Burke, Theorizing the histories of colonialism and nationalism in the Arab Maghrib, Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ), 1998
F. Hassan, Ibn Khaldun and Jane Addams: The Real Father of Sociology and the Mother of Social Works, Congreso Ibn Jaldun 2006
J.M. Quesada, Ibn Jaldun y los Historiadores Clasicos, Congreso Ibn Jaldun 2006

Specific Topics : social history
Jan Lahmeyer, Population Statistics : Africa; has tables showing historical data
B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics : Africa, Asia, Oceania 1750-2000, 4th ed. 2003 [G]
J.L.G. Huyon, Histoire chronologique des epidemies du nord de l'Afrique 1855, IA
P.E. Lovejoy, Transformations in Slavery. A History of Slavery in Africa, Cambridge : UP 3rd ed. 2012 KMLA Lib. Call Sign 306.3 L897t
A. Jacobs, Sub-Saharan Migration in the Maghreb: the Reality of Race in Morocco and Algeria, thesis U. of Virginia 2010
Afro-Islamic Africa, pp.107-115 in G.M. Lulat, A History of African Higher Education from Antiquity to the Present 2005, GB
Algerie pp.5-65, Maroc pp.65-87, Etats de Tunis, de Tripoli et du Fezzan etc. pp.87-101 in C. Henricy, Les moeurs et costumes de tous les peuple : Afrique, 1847, Gallica
E. Savage, Berbers and Blacks. Ibadi Slave Traffic in Eighth Century North Africa, Journal of African History 33 1992

Specific Topics : economic history
C. Rose, Minerals, Metals, Faith and Slaves: The Trans-Saharan Commodity Trade, 2003
M. Mauray, Du commerce des peuples de l'Afrique septentrionale dans l'antiquite, le moyen age et les temps modernes, compare au commerce des Arabes de nos jours : ouvrage faisant suite a la "Question d'Alger en 1844 1845, Gallica
A. Wilson, Cyrenaica and the Late Antique Economy 2004
H.H. Tegeler, The agricultural economy of Algeria 1958, IA; A. Santmyer, Algeria's agricultural economy in brief 1965, IA; M.B. Missiaen, Algeria's agricultural economy in brief 1970, IA
H.M. Canady, The agricultural economy of Libya 1956, IA; C. Santmyer, Libya's agricultural economy in brief, 1966, IA
H.H. Tegeler, The agriculture of Morocco : programs, progress, prospects 1961, IA; C. Santmyer, Morocco's agricultural economy in brief 1968, IA

Specific Topics : history of religion
T.O. Ranger et al., The Historical Study of African Religion, Berkeley UP 1972 [G]
N. Slouschz, Hebraeo-Pheniciens et Judeo-Berberes: introduction a l'histoire des Juifs et du judaisme en Afrique 1908, IA
Jimena, Jews indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa
L.R. Holme, The extinction of the Christian churches in North Africa 1898, IA
S.A. Donaldson, Church life and thought in North Africa A.D. 200 1909, IA
L.M. Jordao, Memoria historica sobre os bispados de Ceuta e Tanger 1858, IA
H. Norton, Record of facts concerning the persecutions at Madeira in 1843 and 1846 1857, IA; the persecuted were Protestants.
S. Chiffoleau et al., Les pelerinages au Maghreb et au Moyen Orient, French full text; English introduction, 2006

Specific Topics : cultural history
Heilbrunn Timeline of African History : Western North Africa (the Maghrib) 8000-2000, 2000-1000, 1000-1, 1-500, 500-1000, 1000-1400, 1400-1600, 1600-1800, Egypt and North Africa 1800-1900, 1900 to present
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thematic Essays : African Rock Art of the Northern Zone, African Rock Art : Tassili-n-Ajjer, The Magic of Signs and Patterns in North African Art, Trade and Spread of Islam in Africa, Trans-Saharan Gold Trade (7th-14th century)

Specific Topics : Geographic/Ethnographic Compendia, North Africa coverage
A. du Bois, La Geographie moderne, naturelle historique & politique, vol.4 : Afrique etc., 1736, GB; ch.II la Barbarie pp.721-729; ch.III les Etats du Roi de Maroc pp.729-739, ch.IV le Biledulgerid pp.739-744, ch.V le Zaara pp.745-747
Thomas Salmon, Modern history or the present state of all nations, 1744-1746 edition vol.3 pp.305-383 Present State of Nigritia, Zaara and Biledulgerid pp.58-60, Present State of Morocco pp.60-70, Present State of Algiers pp.70-84, Present State of Tunis and Tripoli pp.84-87 GB
T.G. Smollett, The Present State of all Nations, vol.8 1769, GB; Zaara pp.180-182, Biledulgerid pp.182-184, Barbary pp.187, Morocco Empire pp.187-203, Kgd. of Algier pp.203-211, Kgd. of Tunis pp.211-215, Kgd. of Tripoli pp.216-220
W. Guthrie, A new system of modern geography : or, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar ; and present state of the several nations of the world ... vol.2 1794, IA; The States of Barbary pp.162-173
T.F. Ehrmann, Neueste Länder- und Völkerkunde, vol.8, Afrika, 1810, GB
C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, vol.2, 1827, GB; The Region of Mount Atlas, Barbary and Zahara pp.485-512
H. Murray et al., An Encyclopaedia of Geography 1834, GB; Barbary pp.1194-1209
Ch.LXXIV Empire du Maroc pp.394-398, Ch.LXXVI Algerie pp.399-401, Ch.LXXVII Regence de Tunis pp.401-402, Ch.LXXXII Regence de Tripoli pp.408-409 in X. Heuschling, Manuel de statistique ethnographique universelle 1847, Gallica
E. Reclus, Universal Geography, The Earth and its Inhabitants [1876-1894], vol.11 North and West Africa, n.d., IA
World Geography Encyclopedia, vol.1 : Africa, 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 910.3 P238w v.1

Specific Topics : history by country
BOOKS
ALGERIA
Benjamin Stora, Algeria 1830-2000. A Short History, Cornell : UP (2001) 2004, French original published in 1991; KMLA Lib.Sign. 965.046 S884a
L. Didier, Histoire d'Oran. Periode 1501-1550 1927, Gallica
D. de Haena et al., Topographia, e historia general de Argel, repartida en cinco tradados, do se veran casos estranos, muertes espantosas, y tormentos exquisitos, que conviene se entiendan en la Christiandad 1612, IA
J. Morgan, A complete history of Algiers. vol.1 1728, vol.2 1728, IA
J.J.E. Roy, Histoire de l'Algerie, depuis les temps les plus recules jusqu'a nos jours 1880, Gallica
LIBYA
Dirk Vandewalle, A History of Modern Libya, Cambridge : UP 2006 [G]
F. Borsari, Geografia etnologica e storica della Tripolitania, Cirenaica e Fezzan con cenni sulla storia di queste regioni e sul silfio della Cirenaica 1888, IA
MADEIRA
J.M. Rendell, Handbook of the Island of Madeira 1881, IA
MOROCCO
C.R. Pennell, Morocco since 1830, a history, New York : UP 2000, KMLA Lib.Sign. 964.03 P413m
L. de Chenier, The present state of the empire of Morocco vol.1 1788, vol.2 1788, IA
D.A. MacKenzie, The Khalifate of the West : being a general description of Morocco 1911, IA
R.W. Caverly, Hosting Dynasties and Faiths: Chronicling the Religious History of a Medieval Moroccan Oasis City, thesis (on Sijilmasa) n.d.
TUNISIA
Kenneth J. Perkins, A History of Modern Tunisia, Cambridge : UP 2004, KMLA Lib.Sign. 961.1 P448h
DOCUMENTARIES
Kingdoms of Africa, Kingdom of Morocco


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Since Independence, c.1960- : Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara
Madeira, Canary Islands
Colonialism : Algeria, Libya, French Morocco, Spanish Morocco, Tangiers, Tunisia
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Pre-Ottoman : Maghreb, al-Andalus

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Students' Paper : Lee, Seungwoo : Environmental History of North Africa (2009)
Students' Paper : Jung, Jin Hwan, Comparative Analysis of Post-Colonial History : Algeria, Vietnam (2009)