Topics in West African History
This new edition of Topics in West African History has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the requirements of senior secondary and first year university students. This edition contains.-24 chapters cover the entire history of West Africa from the spread of Islam to the present day.-New maps illustrate the major themes of west African history.-Main political facts of Wet Africa since independence are summarized in an easy-to-remember table.
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The Sudanese States and Empires
Islam in West Africa
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administration African agriculture Alafin Almoravids ancient Ghana areas army Asante Askia Mohammed became Benin Borno British West Africa capital caravan trade centres chiefs churches coastal colonial rule conquered conquest council countries coup Dahomey dynasty economic eighteenth century elections emerged empire established ethnic European export factors French West Africa Fula Fulani Gambia gold groups Guinea Hausa Hausaland Igbo important independence industry Islam Ivory Coast jihad Kangaba king kingdom Kumasi leaders mainly Mali Malinke Mansa Musa migrated military ministers missionaries Muslim nationalist activities Niger Nigeria nineteenth century Nkrumah northern Nupe onwards organised oyo mesi palm oil parties political Portuguese produced provinces Qadiriyya region religious routes Sahara savanna scholars Secondly Sekou Senegal seventeenth Sierra Leone sixteenth century slave trade social Songhai Soninke Sudan Sundiata Susu Temne Thirdly Tijaniyya Timbuctu Togo towns trans-Saharan trade Union villages Western Sudan Yoruba