Achebe, Chinua. “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.” The Massachusetts Review 57, no. 1 (2016): 14 - 27. Accessed June, 2021. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/612953. A critical stance on Conrad’s novella imperative to our insights on African study.
Ackerman, James R. “The Structuring of Political Territory in Early Printed Atlases.” Imago Mundi 47 (1995): 138 - 154. Accessed July, 2021. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1151310. An interesting insight into the evolution of the use of maps for political conquest.
Butcher, Tim. Blood River. London: Random House, 2007. Good for background on the Scramble for Africa.
Fitzmaurice, Andrew. “Liberalism and Empire in Nineteenth-Century International Law.” The American Historical Review 117, no. 1 (2012): 122 – 140. Accessed June, 2021. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23309885. Important information about the Berlin Conference.
Monmonier, Mark. How to Lie With Maps. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2018. Foundational study for this seminar, helps with overview of how to use maps for students.
Phillips, Sarah. “The Scramble for Africa: Then … And Now.” esri. Accessed May, 2021. https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=07278c2bb1254949ad277e26d55a074d. Interactive Map of the Scramble for Africa.
“The Scramble for Africa.” St. John’s College. Accessed May, 2021. https://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/library/library_exhibitions/schoolresources/exploration/scramble_for_africa. Interactive Map of the Scramble for Africa.
“The Scramble for Africa 1881 – 1914.” The Map Archive. Accessed May, 2021. https://www.themaparchive.com/the-scramble-for-africa/. Interactive Map of the Scramble for Africa.