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African, African American, & Diaspora Studies

Resources for African, African American, and Diaspora Studies.

Books at JMU and Beyond

Sample Subject Headings

Person as Subject

  • Last name, First name
  • Mandela, Nelson
Period History
  • Place -- History -- time period, 
  • Place -- History (for broader periods)
  • Morocco -- History -- 1516-1830
  • Africa, West -- History
  • Theme -- Place -- History
  • Theme -- Place
  • Art and religion -- Africa
Free-Floating Subdivisions are words or phrases that may be appended to different subjects.
  • Economic conditions
  • Religious life and customs
  • Social conditions
  • Social life and customs
  • Politics and government