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African and African American Studies: Books

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Library of Congress Call Numbers for African and Black Studies

Books focusing on African, African American, and Black Studies can be found in many places throughout the library's main collection, located on the 3rd Floor of Dunbar Library. The list of call numbers below are some of the more concentrated areas of the collection.

DT: African history and general cultures

E 184 - E 185: African American history

HT 601 - HT 1595: Class, race, slavery (general)

PL 8000 - 9000: African literature written or translated from an African language

PR 9205 - 9339: Caribbean and Diaspora literature, not the United States

PR 9340 - 9410: Literature by authors of African heritage written in English

PS: American literature, including African American authors

Reference: Encyclopedias

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