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African and African American Studies

Library resources for the study of African and African American studies

Find Books at Mason


Still can't find the item? Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request books, media and articles from other libraries when they are not available at Mason or the WRLC. Start your research early if you want to take advantage of this wonderful service as it can take up to 2 weeks.

Call Numbers for Books of African & African American Studies

If you prefer to browse the stacks for books, use the following call numbers as your guide. 

DT:                        History of Africa

E151-904:             History of the United States

E184.5-185.98:      Afro-Americans

E186-199:             Colonial History (1607-1775)

E441-453:             Slavery in the United States

E456-655:             Civil War period: 1861-1865

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