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One of the great west African trading Empires. They were rich in gold and established a vast trading network across the Sahara desert. Greatest ruler was Mansa Musa, who converted to Islam and made a famous pilgrimage.
a language group located on the Niger river, organized into city states, never united due to constant fighting with each other. Were famous farmers, and traders of slaves, cotton, crops, cold, salt.
archaeologist of The Great Zimbabwe. His work is an example of incompetent and racist scholarship.
hunting gathering societies
Composed of small groups of people who traveled from point to point as the climate and availability of plants and animals dictated. The Efe is an example of this type of group.
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