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“In Conformity to Mecca”: Islam and Medieval West Africa, c.1000 - c.1600

A discussion of how to teach arrival of Islam in medieval West Africa.

“In Conformity to Mecca”: Islam and Medieval West Africa, c.1000 - c.1600
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Mapping Medieval West African States

A discussion of how to teach the different borders of the medieval West African empires (Ghana/Wagadu, Mali, Songhay)

Mapping Medieval West African States
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“Many Kings and Many Mansas”: Teaching the Politics of the Mali and Songhay Empires, c.1200 - 1591

A discussion of how to teach the political structures of the Mali and Songhay Empires.

“Many Kings and Many Mansas”: Teaching the Politics of the Mali and Songhay Empires, c.1200 - 1591
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“Men of the Spoken Word”: Teaching West Africa, c.1200 - c.1600

A discussion of the challenges of teaching medieval West Africa in world history courses and how to use voice of the griots as a way to explore multiple perspectives/

“Men of the Spoken Word”: Teaching West Africa, c.1200 - c.1600