Ancient West African Kingdoms: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

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Examines the social, economic, political, and cultural life of the people of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, including profiles of influential citizens.

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Overview

Examines the social, economic, political, and cultural life of the people of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, including profiles of influential citizens.

Examines the social, economic, political, and cultural life of the people of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, including profiles of influential citizens.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781588104250
  • Publisher: Heinemann Library
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Series: Understanding People in the Past Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.64 (w) x 9.76 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Who Were the Ancient West Africans? 4
Gift of the Niger River 6
How Do We Know About the Ancient West Africans? 8
History in Pictures and Words 10
Ghana 12
Mali 14
Sundiata Keita 16
Mansa Musa 18
Songhai 20
Sunni Ali & Askia Muhammed 22
Government 24
West African Clothing 26
Family Life 28
Growing Up and Going to School 30
Religion and Sacred Places 32
Medicine and Healing 34
Timbuktu 36
A West African Home 38
Cooking and Eating 40
Games and Sports 42
Storytellers and Music 44
Crafts and Craftworkers 46
Work and Workers 48
West African Merchants 50
Travel and Transportation 52
Trade and Trade Routes 54
Weapons and Warfare 56
Decline of the Great West African Kingdoms 58
Time Line 60
Other West African Cultures 61
Glossary 62
More Books to Read 63
Index 64
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