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Literature on the History of West Africa
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First posted in April 2002, last revised on May 9th 2012






Guinea since 1984
Guinea 1958-1984

Guinea 1939-1958
Guinea 1919-1939
Guinea 1891-1918
Guinea before 1891

For the time 1904-1960 see also French West Africa

Timelines : Guinea
Historical Atlas : Guinea Page


Students' Paper : Chang, HyeJin, Environmental History of West Africa (2012)
Students' Paper : Kim, Ji Yang, Demographic History of West Africa (2009)
Students' Papers : Kim, Jiwan, The European View of West Africa and Colonialism as expressed in Historic Encyclopedias (2009)






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DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SITES . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from BBC Country Profiles; from World Desk Reference ; from Nations Encyclopedia; from Wikipedia; from Index Mundi; from CIA World Factbook, countries - Guinea
Links General from Library of Congress, Portals to the World
Guinea Bissau Page, from African Studies at UPenn; from Africa South of the Sahara at Stanford
List of Guinea-Related Topics, from Wikipedia
Guinea-Related Links, from World Bank; from World Volunteer Web
on History
Historical Dictionaries
Organizations
Timelines Timelines, from timelines.ws, from BBC News
Accounts of History Article History of Guinea, from Wikipedia
Category Hostory of Guinea, from Wikipedia
Guinea History, from africanet.com, by George Matthews, from Africa Travel Magazine
webGuinee, several history subpages
Politics Political Resources on the Net : Guinea; Governments on the WWW : Guinea; Article Politics of Guinea, from Wikipedia; Category Politics of Guinea, from Wikipedia
Country Profile : Guinea, from ISS
Guinee Profile, from International Crisis Group
Military Wars of Guinea 1800-1999, from ACED
Orders, Decorations and Medals of Guinea, from ODM
J. Morel, Calendrier des crimes de la France outre-mer, 2005 : 16 octobre 1945: Repression de Conakry (Guinee)
M. White, Death Tolls for the Multicides of the Twentieth Century, Guinea : Sekou Toure Regime, 1958-1984, Guinea : Civil War, 2000-
Economy & Finances Global Currency History : Cape Verde; Tables of Modern Monetary History : Africa, from www.dollarization.org, click Guinea
Article Economy of Guinea, from Wikipedia
Category Economy of Guinea, from Wikipedia
Ethnography Languages of Guinea (35), from Ethnologue
Minorities at Risk, Guinea : Fulani, Malinke, Susu
Guinea, from Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Guinea
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Guinea, from Kirken i Norge
History of Regions Prefectures of Guinea, from www.statoids.com
Subprefectures of Guinea Bissau, from www.statoids.com
Local History History of Conakry, from Wikipedia
List of Cities in Guinea, from Wikipedia
Institutions Guinea, from Airline History
Biographies Famous Guineans (Guinea), from Nations Encyclopedia
Chinese Ambassadors to Guinea, from PRC MOFA
African Women Bibliographic Database
Others

DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SITES . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel); from World Rulers (E. Schulz, illustrated); Political Leaders, from ZPC, including party leaders
Heads of State of Guinea, from Wikipedia
Lists of Ambassadors
Statistical Data Responsible Institution Institut National de la Statistique de Guinee
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Guinea, from Population Statistics at Univ. Utrecht
Election Results from Psephos (since 1998); from IFES Election Guide (since 1998), from African Election Database, since 1957
Documents Historical Newspapers Official Gazettes
Hemerotheques
Selected Articles Guinea Archive, from Africa Online News, articles since 2003
Guinea News, from Africa Online News
Modern Newspapers links from Online Newspapers, from World Newspapers
Newsreels Search INA Video
Bibliotheque/Mediatheque pour un voyage dans l'Histoire recente par l'audiovisuel : videos et TV : Guinee
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
General
Archives nationales d'outre-mer, Base Ulysse, image base (France)
Images du passe en Afrique de l'Ouest
Gallica, search for Guinee, Images
Systematic Collections
Specialist
Accidental Collections
Universal Collections
Items on Guinee
License Plates : Guinea Bissau, from Francoplaque, from License Plates of the World
Archival Deposits
Constitutions, Laws List of Ratifications of International Labour Conventions by Guinee, from ILO, 56 docs. since 1959
Guinea, from Internet Law Library
Constitution of 1958, from WebGuinea
Constitution of 1982, from WebGuinee, in French
Loi Fondamentale (1991), from WebGuinee, in French
Treaties
Document Surveys
Document Collections Andre Arcin, Rivieres du Sud - Futa Dialo - Guinee Francaise, 1911, posted by webGuinee, in French
Historical Maps responsible institutions Institut Geographicque National, National Mapping Agencies in Africa
collections : West Africa Historical Map Archive : Historical Maps of West Africa
collections : Guinee WHKMLA Historical Atlas, Guinea Page
Atlas of Guinea, from Wikimedia Commons
Guinea Maps, PCL, Utexas
David Rumsey Map Collection, Guinea
West Africa, Modern
West Africa, Contemporary d'Anville, Carte de la Cote de Guinee, 1729, Gallica
H. Moll 1729 : West Africa, Urhobo Historical Society
Imago Mundi, Carte de l'Afrique occidentale française, Vidal de la Blache c.1910
West Africa 1914, from Heritage History
Humtec, AOF c. 1930s
AOF 1936
Missions protestantes en A.O.F., 1950, Carte d'implantation des differentes societes de missions protestante, 1952, DEFAP
Carte des fuseaux horaires de l'Afrique occidentale française 1912, Gallica
Carte zootechnique de l'Afrique occidentale française 1906, Gallica
Repartition approximative des peuplements naturels de caoutchouc (AOF) 1906, Gallica
AOF 1936, Wikipedia
Guinea (i.e. most of French West Africa) 1936, Probert Encyclopedia
Guinee, Modern
Guinee, Contemporary Bonne Guinea 1771, Wikimedia Commons
R. de Lannoy de Bissy, Carte de l'Afrique ?l'?helle de 1:2 000 000. 23, Free Town, 32, Koumassi 1880, 24. Segou Sikorro, 1880, Gallica
Soudan Occidental, 1890, Gallica
MacLaud, Guinee française. Croquis des itineraires du docteur Maclaud 1899, Gallica
Detail, Modern
Detail, Contemporary J. Hansen, De l'Atlantique au Niger par le Foutah-Djalon. Routes, relev?s par A. Olivier, ... 1879-1880, Gallica
Mission Salesses (Guin? fran?e). Carte des voies de communication de Konakry au Niger, 1898, Gallica
U.S. Army Map Service, French West Africa 1:200,000, 1940-, PCL, UTexas
U.S. Army Map Service, West Africa 1:250,000, 1955-, PCL, UTexas
Carte de l'Afrique a l'echelle de 1:2 000 000. 23. Free Town 1884, 23. Free Town 1892, 24. Segou Sikoro 1884, 24. Segou Sikoro 1892, Gallica
Africa 1:2.000.000, U.S. Army Map Service, sheet 16 Monrovia (1978), PCL, UTexas
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Article French Guinea, from EB 1911
French Guinea p.347 in J. MacFarlane,
Religious
Economic Economic geography, c. 1910, GB
Geographical
Historical
Institutions Archives
Musea
Monuments
Libraries National Libraries of Africa : Guinea
Libraries in Guinea, from LibDex
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coats of Arms of Africa, from Wikipedia, scroll down for Guinea; National Anthem, from National Anthems Net
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of Guinea, from World Currency Museum, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Collection of Coins : Guinea, bilingual Russian-English page
Stamps French Guinea Stamps 1893-1913, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
on Guinee survey of bibliographies
bibliographic database AfricaBib : Africana Periodical Literature, African Women, Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa
general bibliographies pp.79-155 in T. O'Toole, Historical Dictionary of Guinea, Metuchen NJ : Scarecrow 1978 [G]
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies
serial publications
general bibliographies
Guinee entries
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, in French, Gallica
Roots Institute, Bibliography of Published Primary Sources in African History (English Language)
Guinea-Bibliographie, from Afrika-Handbuch, at Univ. of Vienna

booksellers
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
International Boundary Studies
on Guinea Aluka, African Online Digital Library (AODL), African Digital Library (ADL)
General Accounts Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.29, pp.884-888 Article Western Africa : Guinea. KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.29
Specific Topics Hans Meyer, Die Eisenbahnen im Tropischen Afrika (The Railroads in Tropical Africa), Leipzig : Duncker & Humblot 1902, in German, posted by DTBSWS, chapter Französisch Guinea, pp.18-19
Historical Dictionary Thomas E. O'Toole, Historical Dictionary of the Guinea, Lanham Md. : Scarecrow 1978 [G]