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African beginnings

Author: James Haskins; Kathleen Benson; Floyd Cooper; Rachel Simon; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books,
Publisher: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, ©1998
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents an illustrated introduction to Africa's ancient empires, and includes discussion of African music and dance, art and religion, trade with Europe, and slavery and colonization.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Haskins; Kathleen Benson; Floyd Cooper; Rachel Simon; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books,
ISBN: 0688102565 9780688102562 0688102573 9780688102579
OCLC Number: 30108631
Notes: Typography by Rachel Simon.
"Oil wash on baord was used for the full-color illustrations"--Title page verso.
Description: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Nubia --
Egypt --
Kush and Meroë --
Jenne-jeno --
The spread of iIslam --
Ghana --
Mali --
Songhay --
Timbuktu --
Benin --
Great Zimbabwe --
Kongo --
Music and dance --
Art and religion --
European trade --
Slavery and colonization --
Milestones in African history.
Responsibility: James Haskins & Kathleen Benson ; paintings by Floyd Cooper.
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Presents an illustrated introduction to Africa's ancient empires, and includes discussion of African music and dance, art and religion, trade with Europe, and slavery and colonization.

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