By Gladys G Buck
Discover the attention-grabbing kingdoms of historic Africa! This booklet covers the strong African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay--rich in tradition and tradition--that sprang up alongside the continent s west coast way back to three hundred B.C. Rivaling the nice old civilizations of Egypt, Greece, and Rome, those early African cultures, via energy and ingenuity, overcame large odds in adapting to the usually harsh African weather and setting. specific emphasis is given to the wealthy culture of African arts within the kind of tune, dance, and sculpture in addition to to the prominence of faith and the significance of the kinfolk as central organizing beneficial properties of African society. an in depth instructor consultant, crossword puzzles, map actions, comprehension questions, in addition to serious considering questions are integrated.
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