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Author Klobuchar, Lisa.
Title Africans of the Ghana, Mali, and Songhai empires / [writer, Lisa Klobuchar].
Pub Info Chicago : World Book, c2009.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J REF Ear     LIB USE ONLY
Descript 63 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm.
Series Early peoples
Early peoples.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.4 2 2 134215
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [62]) and index.
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.
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.
Subject Mali (Empire) -- Juvenile literature.
Ghana (Empire) -- Juvenile literature.
Songhai Empire -- Juvenile literature.
Africa, West -- History -- To 1884 -- Juvenile literature.
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ISBN 9780716621348
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