The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana Mali and Songhay

Scraping away hundreds of years of ignorance, prejudice, and mythology, award-winnnig authors Patricia and Fredrick McKissack reveal the glory of these forgotten empires while inviting us to share in the inspiring process of historical ...

Author: Patricia McKissack

Publisher: Square Fish

ISBN: 9781250113511

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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For more than a thousand years, from A.D. 500 to 1700, the medieval kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay grew rich on the gold, salt, and slave trade that stretched across Africa. Scraping away hundreds of years of ignorance, prejudice, and mythology, award-winnnig authors Patricia and Fredrick McKissack reveal the glory of these forgotten empires while inviting us to share in the inspiring process of historical recovery that is taking place today.

Songhay

Chronicles the rise of the Songhay empire in West Africa during the fifteenth century, its complex system of government, its dissolution under civil war, and the fate of its people The Songhay empire outshone West Africa's first great ...

Author: Philip Koslow

Publisher: Chelsea House

ISBN: 0791029433

Category: History

Page: 72

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Chronicles the rise of the Songhay empire in West Africa during the fifteenth century, its complex system of government, its dissolution under civil war, and the fate of its people

A Glorious Age in Africa

Little known story of 3 great African empires that flourished during Europe's dark ages.

Author: Daniel Chu

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015014566437

Category: Africa

Page: 120

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Little known story of 3 great African empires that flourished during Europe's dark ages.

Ancient West African Kingdoms

Provides an overview of the culture and civilizations of the ancient West African Kingdoms of Mali, Ghana, and Songhai.

Author: Jane Shuter

Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library

ISBN: 1432913328

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Provides an overview of the culture and civilizations of the ancient West African Kingdoms of Mali, Ghana, and Songhai.

West African Kingdoms

Explores Ancient West African Civilization's Importance, Place In History, And Major Contributions To Society.

Author: Katherine E. Reece

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 9781606941447

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Explores Ancient West African Civilization's Importance, Place In History, And Major Contributions To Society.

Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults

APPENDIX II Ethnic / Cultural Groups Australia Aboriginal Dreamtime 56 Wandering Girl 58 Songhay Royal Kingdoms of Ghana , Mali , and Songhay 51 South Africa 92 Queens Road 21 Day Gogo Went to Vote 52 Irrepressible Spirit 65 Ndebele My ...

Author: Ginny Moore Kruse

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066888796

Category: Children's literature, American

Page: 120

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"A careful selection of children's and young adult books with multicultural themes and topics which were published in the United States and Canada between 1991 and 1996"--Preface, p. vii.

African People in World History

African history as world history: Africa and the Roman Empire -- Africa and the rise of Islam -- The mighty kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay -- The Atlantic slave trade: Slavery and resistance in South America and the Caribbean -- ...

Author: John Henrik Clarke

Publisher: Black Classic Press

ISBN: 0933121776

Category: History

Page: 92

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This book surveys the impact that African people have made on world history. Dr. Clarke guides the reader along a narrative journey that spans from antiquity through present times.