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Table of Contents Who were the people of 4-5 Ghana, Mali, and Songhai? The Ghana Empire 6-7 The Mali Empire 8-9 The Songhai Empire 10-11 Gold, salt, copper, and iron 12-13 Trade 14-15 Caravans across the sands 16-17 Major cities 18-19 The leaders 20-21 Sundiata, the Lion King of Mali 22-23 Life at court 24-25 Warriors 26-27 Traders 28-29 Farmers 30-31 Artisans 32-33 Griots 34-35 Slaves 36-37 Law and order 38-39 Traditional beliefs and gods 40-41 Islam 42-43 Mosques 44-45 Tombs and burials 46-47 Family life 48-49 Shelter and clothing 50-51 Education 52-53 Transportation 54-55 Invaders conquer the last great empire 56-57 The Legacy from the Empires of Gold 58-59 Glossary 60-61 Additional resources 62 Index 63-64
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Mali (Empire) -- Juvenile literature.
Ghana (Empire) -- Juvenile literature.
Songhai Empire -- Juvenile literature.
Africa, West -- History -- To 1884 -- Juvenile literature.