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Africana Studies Research Guide: Background Info

What is Background Information?

Background Information gives you an introduction to a topic, issue, or person. It's what you're looking for when you look up Nubia in an encyclopedia. It helps you focus in on what's really interesting to you and provides you with potential search terms, such as Kush and Meroe.

Background Information for Africana Studies