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History of West Africa

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History of West Africa covers:
The Nok civilization
Kanem-Borno, seat of one of the world's longest reigning dynasties
Fulani Jihads
Resistance to British rule led by Igbo women in the Women's War of 1929-1930
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Facts on File
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May 04, 2013 rated it liked it
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A very basic delineation of West African history through looking at the politics and archaeology. Covers all the main African kingdoms of West Africa - Nok civilization, Igbo, Yoruba, Ghana Kingdom (not to be mistaken for the country), Songhay, Mali Kingdom, Kingdom of Benin (not to be mistaken for the country either), Dahomey, Fulani and others.

As I wrote, it's very basic. Best for those looking for a book to give them a sense for the history of the area and also serves to understand the majo
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