Ancient West African Kingdoms: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

Ancient West African Kingdoms: Ghana, Mali, and Songhai

by Mary Quigley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588104250
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: Understanding People in the Past Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.64(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Who Were the Ancient West Africans?4
Gift of the Niger River6
How Do We Know About the Ancient West Africans?8
History in Pictures and Words10
Ghana12
Mali14
Sundiata Keita16
Mansa Musa18
Songhai20
Sunni Ali & Askia Muhammed22
Government24
West African Clothing26
Family Life28
Growing Up and Going to School30
Religion and Sacred Places32
Medicine and Healing34
Timbuktu36
A West African Home38
Cooking and Eating40
Games and Sports42
Storytellers and Music44
Crafts and Craftworkers46
Work and Workers48
West African Merchants50
Travel and Transportation52
Trade and Trade Routes54
Weapons and Warfare56
Decline of the Great West African Kingdoms58
Time Line60
Other West African Cultures61
Glossary62
More Books to Read63
Index64

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