West African History-3

West African History-3 - Trade in farm produces and fish...

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September 5, 2007 The Soninke and the State of Wagadu Sahel as appropriate location for state-formation Dessication of Sahara and population movement Iron-technology, farming and the need for defense mechanisms Collective defense as impetus for state-formation Social stratification Soninke Location-between the Niger and Senegal
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Unformatted text preview: Trade in farm produces and fish Political expansion Soninke military superiority Trade as source of capital accumulation Gold, rice and dried fish Wagadu Political leadership as link to ancestral spirits Ghana and Kaya-Maghan Bambuk and Bure as sources of gold...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course HIST 4195 taught by Professor Cole during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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