«gives a year-by-year presentation of selected themes in the history of Africa between 1879 and 2002…is designed to be an instructional tool at the secondary and college levels as well as for the general learner. It is subject to revisions based on new research and user feedback.»
«You can advance or reverse the chronology and change the speed with «play,» «fast forward,» and «rewind» buttons.»
It has been developed by Brown students, under the guidance of Professor Nancy Jacobs and Rolando Peñate.
Below are some still images from 1895, 1960, and 2002.
To explore the map, click here