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Author Klobuchar, Lisa.

Title Africans of the Ghana, Mali, and Songhai empires / [writer, Lisa Klobuchar].

Imprint Chicago : World Book, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 966.02 KLO    Available
Description 63 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm.
Series Early peoples
Early peoples.
Note Statement of resposibility from t.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [62]) and index.
Contents Who were the people of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai? -- The Ghana empire -- The Mali empire -- The Songhai empire -- Gold, salt, copper, and iron -- Trade -- Caravans across the sands -- Major cities -- The leaders -- Sundiata, the lion king of Mali -- Life at court -- Warriors -- Traders -- Farmers -- Artisans -- Griots -- Slaves -- Law and order -- Traditional beliefs and gods -- Islam -- Mosques -- Tombs and burials -- Family life -- Shelter and clothing -- Education -- Transportation -- Invaders conquer the last great African empire -- The legacy from the empires of gold.
Summary "A discussion of the Ghana, Mali, and Songhai people of Africa, including who they were, where they lived, the rise of civilization, social structure, religion, art and architecture, science and technology, daily life, entertainment and sports, and fall of civilization. Features include timelines, fact boxes, glossary, list of recommended reading and web sites, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Mali (Empire) -- Juvenile literature.
Ghana (Empire) -- Juvenile literature.
Songhai Empire -- Juvenile literature.
Africa, West -- History -- To 1884 -- Juvenile literature.
Mali (Empire)
Ghana (Empire)
Songhai Empire.
Africa, West -- History -- To 1884.
Added Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716621348

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