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HIS 3475: Women and Gender in African History: Books

Resources for the study of the history of women and gender issues in Africa

Call numbers

You could browse these sections in the stacks for books on...

African history   960
African development       338.96-338.9678
Women in Africa  


Using the library catalog

See some relevant items in the library catalog:

Women Africa

Or try putting these in a search as subject terms:

Africa History


Africa Social conditions

Africa civilization

Other VSC's books

If you're interested in an item in the catalog that is at another Vermont State College library, you can request to have it sent to Castleton for you. 

Click on Place Request and fill out the form

It takes about a week if it's available.  You'll get an email in your Castleton email when it arrives.

Other sources for books

Searching for books beyond Vermont State College libraries' holdings

Worldcat is a very large union catalog that includes the holdings of most U.S. academic libraries.

Search for an item in libraries near you: >>


Google Book Search

Google Books permits searching the full content of some books. Books in the public domain (not copyright protected) are available online.

Interlibrary loan, to obtain books not available in a VSC library:

If you find a book (or other item) of interest that the VSC libraries don't own, you can request it through interlibrary loan

Within the library catalog, click on Search Other Libraries

Find the book you want and click on  

Then log in and make the request.  Pay attention to your Castleton email for follow-up.

Some relevant books