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Africa Bibliography - Cambridge University Press

About the compilers

About the compilers

Terry A. Barringer was formerly custodian of the Royal Commonwealth Society Collections (now in Cambridge University Library). An experienced bibliographer, she is Editor of African Research and Documentation, the journal of SCOLMA (the UK Africa Libraries and Archives Group) and Assistant Editor of The Round Table: the Commonwealth journal of international affairs. She contributes regular bibliographic updates to African Affairs. She has published on missionary periodicals and on the British Colonial Service. She began compiling Africa Bibliography 1997 and remains the present compiler.

Christopher H. Allen was the compiler of Africa Bibliography for the volumes Africa Bibliography 1991 to Africa Bibliography 1996, when he was a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Politics, University of Edinburgh.

Hector Blackhurst was the compiler of the volumes Africa Bibliography 1984 to Africa Bibliography 1990. He was at the John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Over nearly a decade, he built up the bibliography to be the best one-volume general Africana publication, continually adding to its scope and coverage.