Multi-Media Review: ENCARTA AFRICANA (CD-ROM) : AH

ENCARTA AFRICANA, Microsoft, $69.96.

This comprehensive multimedia encyclopedia of Africans and people of African descent contains more than 3,000 authoritative articles; an interactive timeline; 2,500 video and audio clips; maps and photographs; virtual tours that lead the viewer to the 3-D worlds of New York City’s Harlem neighborhood, Senegal, Cuba, Brazil, and Egypt; 100 sidebars that present scholarly perspectives on key topics; and a list of more than 500 integrated web links.

More multi-media reviews from the August 1999 Issue of American History:
GLENN MILLER: A MUSICAL CONTRIBUTION BY AMERICA’S BEST FOR OUR ARMED FORCES OVERSEAS (Audio CD)UNDERGROUND RAILROAD (VHS)

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