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The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa

by Patricia C. and Frederick McKissack

Published by Henry Holt, 1994
142 pages
ISBN: 0805016708
price: $15.95

Ages 10-16

The ancient civilizations of the Western Sudan flourished between 500 and 1700 C.E. Drawing upon recent scholarship in archeology, anthropology, linguistics and history, the McKissacks present a compelling Afro-centric interpretation of what is now known about these important kingdoms and trading centers. Extensive notes and a long bibliography document the authors' sources for this important book. CCBC categories: Historical People, Places And Events; Issues In Today's World.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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