A Tropical Dependency: An Outline of the Ancient History of the Western Sudan with an Account of the Modern Settlement of Northern Nigeria

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Black Classic Press, Oct 1, 1997 - History - 508 pages
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I found this book very useful and educative. It is so rich and resourceful in history of Hausaland (Sudan) and the material is still relevant even after 100 years now...! I recommend this book to anybody wishing to know about the history of the whole West African region.
- Lawal Sani Burji

Contents

Introductory
1
Conquest of North Africa and Spain by the Arabs
24
Arab Civilisation in Spain
31
The Empire of The Two Shores
50
African Rule in Spain
58
Decline of Mohammedan Power in Spain
67
Spanish Arabs in Africa
73
The Soudanese States
78
Haussaland to the End of the Eighteenth Cen tury
258
Bornu
268
Condition of the Soudan at the End ok THE Sixteenth Century
282
The Moorish Conquest
296
The Soudan under the Moors
306
The Soudan Closed to the Western World
315
Europe in West Africa
322
The European Slave Trade
333

Negroland and the Western Arabs
83
Berber and Black
90
The Trade of Ghana
100
Morabite Conquest of the Soudan
107
Ghana and Timbuctoo
113
The Mellestine
117
Mansa Musa
122
Ibn Batuta in Melle
129
Administration of the Mellestine
142
Meeting of Eastern and Western Influence upon the Niger
153
Rise of the Songhay Empire
163
Military Conquests of Sonni Ali
174
Askia Mohammed Abou Bekr
181
Songhay under Askia the Great
190
Songhay under Askia the Great continued
199
The Later Askias
211
Ancient Connection of Haussaland with THE Valley of the Nile
218
The Pharaohs in Haussaland
227
The Haussa States
236
The Domination of Kano
245
England and France on the Lower Niger
348
The Royal Niger Company
356
Transfer of Niger Companys Territories to the Crown
366
Origin of the Fulani
373
Rise of the Fulani in the Soudan
381
Sultan Bello 39
390
Northern Nigeria under Fulani Rule
399
Slaveraiding
408
The Establishment of British Administration
417
Military Occupation of the Southern Emirates and Bornu
426
Conquest of Sokoto and Kano
438
British Policy in Northern Nigeria
449
Slavery
460
Taxation
466
Justice and Gene ral Reorganisation
476
Economic Resources of Northern Nigeria
485
The Development of Trade
491
INDEX 5
501
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