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Quigley, Mary, 1963-
Ancient West African kingdoms : Ghana, Mali, & Songhai / Mary Quigley
Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2002
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 966.01 QUI    AVAILABLE
Subject Mali (Empire) -- Juvenile literature
Ghana (Empire) -- Juvenile literature
Songhai Empire -- Juvenile literature
Africa, West -- History -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 64 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index
Contents Who were the ancient west Africans? -- Gift of the Niger River -- How do we know about the ancient west Africans -- History in pictures and words -- Ghana -- Amli -- Sundiata Keita -- Mansa Musa -- Songhai -- Sunni Ali & Askia Muhammed -- Government -- West African clothing -- Family life -- Growing up and going to school -- Religion and sacred places -- Medicine and healing -- Timbuktu -- West African home -- Cooking and eating -- Games and sports -- Storytellers and music -- Crafts and craftworkers -- Work and workers -- West African merchants -- Travel and transportation -- Trade and trade routes -- Weapons and warfare -- Decline of the great west African kingdoms -- Time line -- Other west African cultures -- Glossary
Summary Examines the social, economic, political, and cultural life of the people of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, including profiles of influential citizens
Series Understanding people in the past
SOE Curriculum Lab

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