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Encyclopedia Britannica

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Biography in Context

 

History and Geography Resources: Public Library

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Citing Sources

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National Geographic

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Internet Resources for Specific Topics

Inaforesta: History of Cocoa
http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/treesandmarkets/inaforesta/history.htm

Field Museum: All About Chocolate
http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/Chocolate/about.html

Modern History Sourcebook: Anthony Trollope: The Diamond Fields of South Africa, 1870
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1870trollope-southafrica.asp

The New York Times: Africa's Diamond Wars
http://partners.nytimes.com/library/world/africa/040600africa-diamonds-article1.html


South Africa’s Illegal Gold Rush
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24450370

Africa's Mines Ditch Polluting Practices to Produce its First Fairtrade Gold
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/06/fairtrade-gold-africa-mining

Gum Arabic: The Invisible Ingredient in Soft Drink Supply Chains
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/gum-arabic-soft-drink-supply-chain

National Museum of Funeral History: Ghana and Fantasy Coffins
http://nmfh.org/exhibits/permanent-exhibits/a-life-well-lived-fantasy-coffins-from-ghana

BBC: Ghana’s Fantasy Coffin Attraction
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/4196011.stm

Lost Boys of Sudan
http://www.unicef.org/sowc96/closboys.htm

Frontline World: The Play Pump
http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/rough/2005/10/south_africa_th.html

Encyclopedia Britannica: Tsetse Fly
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/607699/tsetse-fly

The Field Museum: The Tsavo Lions
http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/exhibits/exhibit_sites/tsavo/default.htm

National Museum of African Art: Art of Being Tuareg
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/tuareg/who.html

 

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