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    The following paragraphs assist to portray just how significant this culture was. Unlike some parts of modern day Africa, during the 300’s and forthwith until their decline, most parts of the area were swimming in wealth. Cities including Ghana, Mali and Songhai were situated upon an area swarming with gold, salt and even iron specimens waiting to be retrieved. Al-Bakir observed in The Book of Routes and Realms: “...He sits in a pavillion around which stand ten pages holding shields and gold-mounted

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    Mali is a landlocked country in North West Africa. It is bordered with Algeria to the South, Niger to the East, Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire to the south and Senegal and Mauritania to the west. Modern day Mali is nowhere close to what it was at its peak in the 1300s. It was a flourishing empire, and one of the three empires that controlled trans-Saharan trade. It covered twice the size of modern day France, meaning around 1,500,000 kilometres square. However during the Scramble of Africa, France

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    textbook because both sources were written from different perspective. In this essay, the article that will be discuss is “Mali”, in The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century and the article will be compared to the textbook, World History: HIS101 Introduction to Historical Studies. This essay will compare specifically how the historical background of Mali, which is part of the West Africa is conveyed to the audience. My point of view is that different ways and style a writer

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    Introduction Mali, a landlocked country in Northwest Africa, is currently one of the poorest countries in the world. In the 1990’s, Mali’s fortune was looking up as the country had rapid economic growth and a democracy that flourished along with social stability. The state had control of the north and a military coup that ousted the president due to his failure to protect the soldiers. Soldiers returning from Libya who had equipped themselves with weapons from Libya’s armories started the coup. Soldiers

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    The Marginalized Tuareg of Mali

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    throughout Mali, Algeria, Libya, Niger, and Burkina Faso. In the past year the Tuareg’s strides for a state of their own has attracted the notice of the international community, particularly their strides in Mali. This conflict has involved many players from the international community and does not seem to have an end in sight. Unrest has plagued Mali for quite some time, this nation has had a series of coups and ousted leaders since freedom from the French in 1959. However, since 2002 Mali had, up

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    Comparison of Ethiopia and Mali

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    and cocaine. A Brief Overview of the History of Mali Mali became a French colony in 1904 and was renamed French Sudan. In June of 1960, it gained its’ independence and became known as the Sudanese Republic. The Sudanese Republic associated with the Republic of Senegal under one federation. In August of 1960, Senegal broke off connections with the federation, and the Sudanese Republic changed its name to The Republic of Mali.... ... middle of paper ... ... use their homes as collateral

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    The Bamana Boli in Mali

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    The Boli, or altar, figure from the Bamana peoples of Mali is a unique piece of art not based on what an individual knows about the figure, but rather what it doesn’t. The Boli has a secretive quality that harness energy from the community and peoples reactions to the Boli can fluctuate based on their interpretations on the object. The Boli is made of materials ranging from human bodily fluid to sticks and string. The figure is generally made to resemble an animal, typically a hippopotamus or cow

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    A Look into Mali, West Africa

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    A Look into Mali, West Africa It was the day after move-in-day during fall semester 2002. I was a freshman at St. Cloud State University and new in the dorms. I was mulling around looking for something to do when I saw some guys playing pool in the activity lounge. I went in and introduced myself. This was the first time I met Kenny Kane, a Foreign exchange student from Mali, West Africa. We “hung out” in the dorms periodically through out the year, but when school was over I returned to

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    the Epic of Mali there are many stories to be told. We see this oral of history through the eyes of Sundiata. A young king whom was cast out from his kingdom at a very early age because he was not believed to be the actual ruler since he came from such different circumstances. Sundiata was born through the word of a prophecy. His father (Fatta) one day welcomed a griot into his court. This specific hunter came bearing news of a prophecy. The prophecy being that the great ruler of Mali must marry and

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    Emperors are the foundation and roots of all affluent empires. The Manden Kurufaba Empire, often called the Mali Empire, was located in West Afrika. Which included the modern day countries of Mali, Niger, Senegal, Mauritania, Guinea, and The Gambia. It’s ruling power began around 1235 CE and became one of the richest African Empires in the world. While the Wagadu Empire, often called the Ghana Empire, began around 800 CE (although some legends say 500 CE). The Wagadu Empire took over the gold and

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