10 Africa 1100-1700 - Africa 1100-1700 Swahili city of...

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Africa 1100-1700 Africa 1100-1700 Great Zimbabwe King of Mali in a European map, c. 1375 Swahili city of Kilwa The art of Benin
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African Geography African Geography Throughout most of its history North Africa is best conceived as part of the Mediterranean world The greatest ecological barriers were the Sahara and central African forests
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Arab North Africa Arab North Africa Almoravids (11 th century) Almohads (12 th century) Ibn Battuta (1304-1368) Arab armies had conquered most of North Africa by 682 and a series of Islamic dynasties continued to control the region right down to the modern period, controlling the flow of trade and frequently extending their power into the Mediterranean and Iberia. The Ottomans defeated the Mamluks of Egypt in 1517 and soon controlled much of North Africa Morocco was also a powerful state. A Moroccan army would cross the Sahara In 1591 and conquer the empire of Songhai “Berbers”
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course HIST 262 taught by Professor Darnk during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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10 Africa 1100-1700 - Africa 1100-1700 Swahili city of...

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