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The Empire of Ghana
     

The Empire of Ghana

by Rebecca L. Green, Rebecca L. Greene
 
The Empire of Ghana was the first of three great West African empires that unified the peoples of the region through trade and military conquest. Situated on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, these empires grew rich from trading gold and salt. The Empire of Ghana dominated this trade from before 800 AD until 1076 AD, when it was defeated by Berber peoples.

Overview

The Empire of Ghana was the first of three great West African empires that unified the peoples of the region through trade and military conquest. Situated on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, these empires grew rich from trading gold and salt. The Empire of Ghana dominated this trade from before 800 AD until 1076 AD, when it was defeated by Berber peoples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531202760
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
First Books Series
Edition description:
LIBRARY ED
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 8.83(h) x 0.37(d)
Lexile:
1050L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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