Daily Life in Ancient and Modern Timbuktu
Have you ever wondered what daily life was like for people long ago? What did they eat? What games did kids play? What did they wear when it rained? How did they treat a toothache? Cities through Time explores daily life during the key historical periods that most shaped each city's personality. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environments; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Production, Distribution, and Consumption; Science Technology and Society; Global Connections; and Civic Ideals and Practices as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
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Ahmadu Tall Al-Sadi Al-Saheli Alexander Gordon Laing ancient Timbuktu Arab army arrived in Timbuktu Askia Muhammad Bonnier Boys bracelets bride brought Burkina Faso camels century city of gold city's control of Timbuktu couscous crossed the Sahara defeated the Tuareg desert Djenne European eventually family council France French gunboats sail Ghana Empire girls goat meat GOLDEN AGE government of Mali Guinea houses Ibn Battutah inset Islamic holy Judar Pasha Kangaba kola nuts Large caravans Leo Africanus Mali Empire Malinke Mansa Musa mats Mauritania Mecca merchants millet MODERN TIMBUKTU Morocco mosque Mungo Park Muslim Niger River nineteenth-century painting nomadic North Africa oasis palace rains reached Timbuktu Rene-Auguste Caillie robes Runestone Press/Minneapolis sand season slaves soldiers Songhai Empire Sonni Ali Sonni Ali's streets students and scholars Sumanguru Sundiata Taou-denni tents took trade traveled to Timbuktu uncles visit Timbuktu visitor to Timbuktu walls wealth weaver's West Africa women wore wrote