Table of contents for Africans of the Ghana, Mali, and Songhai empires.

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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.