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AFRICAN CULTURES GEOCLIMATIC CONDITIONS By Ayele Bekerie
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Types of Climate Forest (Rainforests) Wet Savanna Dry Savanna Arid Lands Mountains Temperate (Zones with a Mild Climate) Desert (Sahara and Namib)
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ECONOMIC ZONES Nomadic Herders (Mainly with camels in the Sahara) Long-Term Agriculture (Rainforest) Rainy Season Agriculture – No Animals Rainy Season Agriculture – With Animals Agriculture with Tools Oasis Culture Hunting
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TRADITIONAL CULTURES OF AFRICA Hunter-Gatherer Societies Agrarian Culture Nomadic Herds people Royal Culture
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ROYAL CULTURES The use of the word ‘high’ is problematic. (P. 82) The cultures are governed by the needs of the king’s or queens constituencies. The king’s authority as a ruler is secondary to his responsibilities. Hence the importance of being vital, strong, and healthy. (P. 82) Numerous wives, children, and visible wealth are proof of the king’s vitality and power. (P. 83) Domestic slavery has been present, but it is different from chattel slavery; it is not a common practice. (P. 83)
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