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Unformatted text preview: Kings consolidated power differently o Ghana and Mali solidified relationships with rulers of conquered states o Songhai replaced rulers Importance of trade to their growth and power revenue from taxing trans-Saharan trade route o Gold and Salt trade Importance of trading cities Jenne, Timbuktu, Gao Contact with Islam (in varies ways) Persistence of agriculture and fishing Shifting control over towns Government monopoly on a trade items including gold nuggets Agriculture/agrarian communities o Kings maintained monopoly on trade...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course HUMN 007 taught by Professor Blyden during the Fall '10 term at GWU.
- Fall '10