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Trans-Saharan Africa in world history

Ralph A. Austen

Trans-Saharan Africa in world history

by Ralph A. Austen

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade routes -- Sahara -- History,
  • Sahara -- Commerce -- History,
  • Islam -- Sahara -- History,
  • Sahara -- History,
  • Sahara -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRalph A. Austen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT333 .A94 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23688207M
    ISBN 109780195337884
    LC Control Number2009034133

    Kinberg, Nicholas Michael Chakmakian AP World History 31 July Chapter 19 Outline States of Sub-Saharan Africa Lion prince Sundiata, 13th-century founder of Mali empire in westAfrica Oral traditions include stories, histories, epics transmitted by singers/storytellers known in Africa as griots; scholars collected African oral traditions in Sundiata?s father ruled west African kingdom. This volume surveys the history of the many nations of western Africa where vestiges of its celebrated past are still visible in cities like Timbuktu and where its diverse peoples continue to navigate a path towards a more stable future. 2) Trans-Saharan Africa in World History – Ralph A. Austen Oxford University Press | | PDF.

    Camels: generated nomadic pastoral life for Berber peoples; also made trans-Saharan commerce possible, linking W Africa to Mediterranean 2. E African coast was a port of call for Arab merchants, their region became an integral part of Indian Ocean trading networks. He is also continuing to work on trans-Saharan history, as reflected in publications subsequent to his –12 book on this subject, recent teaching in Morocco, and participation in the Saharan projects of the Block Museum of Art (Northwestern University) and Paul Sereno of the University of Chicago. —Trans-Saharan Africa in World.

      Trans-Saharan slave trade was conducted within the ambits of the trans-Saharan trade, otherwise referred to as the Arab trade. Trans-Saharan trade, conducted across the Sahara Desert, was a web of commercial interactions between the Arab world (North Africa and . Trans-Saharan Africa in World History could be used effectively in a history graduate seminar or an undergraduate survey and would be as fitting for a “History of Islam in Africa” class as for a “History of Africa before ” course. It is well written; Ralph Austen, an acknowledged expert in African history, utilizes an intellectual.


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Austen estimates that perhaps 4 million people were enslaved in this trans-Saharan trade (from to CE); the trade was mostly to what is now North Africa. This compares, he says, to 2 million slaves going to Egypt (from Ethiopia and Sudan) and 4 million more going via Cited by: Trans-Saharan Africa in World History Ralph A.

Austen New Oxford World History. A unique combination of interregional focus and analysis involving economic, religious and indiginous African cultural history; Uses written and oral sources.

Read this book on Questia. During the heyday of camel caravan traffic--from the eighth century CE arrival of Islam in North Africa to the early twentieth-century building of European colonial railroads that linked the Sudan with the Atlantic - the Sahara was one of the world's great commercial highways, bringing gold,slaves, and other commodities northward and sending both manufactured goods.

a| "This book tells the story of an African world that grew out of more than one thousand years of trans-Saharan Trans-Saharan Africa in world history book linking the Mediterranean lands of North Africa with the internal Sudanic grasslands stretching from the Nile River to the Atlantic Ocean.

It traces the early role of the Sahara, the globe's largest desert, as a divider that separated these two regions into very different worlds. Get this from a library. Trans-Saharan Africa in world history. [Ralph A Austen] -- "During the heyday of camel caravan traffic--from the eighth century CE arrival of Islam in North Africa to the early twentieth-century building of European colonial railroads that linked the Sudan.

Trans-Saharan Africa in World History (New Oxford World History) - Kindle edition by Austen, Ralph A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Trans-Saharan Africa 3/5(1).

Covering the northern (Maghreb) and southern (Sudanic) sides of the Sahara as well as the trade links across it, Trans-Saharan Africa in World History is a brief but lively account that may bring new perspectives on familiar subjects as well as introducing some less familiar ones.

Austen begins with the history of the region down to the Arab conquests and the arrival of Islam. Trans-Saharan Africa in World History by Ralph A. Austen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(16).

Trans-Saharan Africa in World History - Ebook written by Ralph A. Austen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Trans-Saharan Africa in World History.5/5(1).

Ralph A. Austen, Trans-Saharan Africa in World York: Oxford University Press, Pp. $ (paper). This book focuses on the role played by trans-Sahara (which consists of North Africa, West Africa, and northern East Africa) in world history.

Read "Trans-Saharan Africa In World History" by Ralph A. Austen available from Rakuten Kobo. During the heyday of camel caravan traffic--from the eighth century Brand: Oxford University Press, USA.

Trans-Saharan Africa in World History available in Hardcover, Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book. Perhaps the most enduring impact of this trade and the common cultural reference point of trans-Saharan Africa was Islam.

Austen traces this faith in its various forms—as a legal system for regulating trade, an inspiration for Brand: Oxford University Press. The Sub-Saharan world joined the Global Tapestry via this trade route. Sources are limited on this route compared to the others (Ibn Battuta was the first person to go from north of the Sahara and back and write about it and he died in !)3.

The goods being. The Trans-Saharan Book Trade Manuscript Culture, Arabic Literacy and Intellectual History in Muslim Africa By exploring the history of the trans-Saharan book and paper trades, the scholarly production and teaching curriculae of African Muslims and the formation, preservation and codicology of library collections, the authors of this.

During the heyday of camel caravan traffic--from the eighth century CE arrival of Islam in North Africa to the early twentieth-century building of European colonial railroads that linked the Sudan with the Atlantic--the Sahara was one of the world's great commercial highways, bringing gold, slaves, and other commodities northward and sending both manufactured goods and Mediterranean culture Author: Ralph A.

Austen. The Trans-Saharan Caravan TradeSourcesOrigins. As Adu Boahen has explained, the trans-Saharan caravan trade began to take place on a regular basis during the fourth century, as an expanded version of the pre-existing intra- and interregional trade among peoples of the forest, savanna, Sahel, and Sahara.

While Ghana was an integral part of the early trans-Saharan trade, neither it nor any other. Trans-Saharan Africa in World History (New Oxford World History) eBook: Austen, Ralph A.: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Ralph A.

Austen. Start studying AP World History Ch. 19 Sub-Saharan Africa. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Trans-Saharan Africa in World History The specification in this catalogue, including without limitation price, format, extent, number of illustrations, and month of publication, was as accurate as possible at the time the catalogue was compiled.

The Trans-Saharan Book Trade Manuscript Culture, Arabic Literacy and Intellectual History in Muslim Africa Series: Library of the Written Word, Volume: 8; Library of the Written Word -. The Trans-Saharan Book Trade: Manuscript Culture, Arabic Literacy and Intellectual History in Muslim Africa Volume 3 of Library of the Written Word - The Manuscript World Volume 8 of Library of the written word Volume 3 of The manuscript world: Editors: Graziano Krätli, Ghislaine Lydon: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: BRILL, ISBN 5/5(1).Get FREE shipping on Trans-Saharan Africa in World History by Ralph A.

Austen, from "This book tells the story of an African world that grew out of more than one thousand years of trans-Saharan trade linking the Mediterranean lands of North Africa with the internal Sudanic grasslands stretching from theReleased on: Ap This book explores the history of trans-Saharan trade in western Africa in the nineteenth century.

It treats the Sahara as a bridge that connected peoples across the continent. This is the first study of its kind to document the history and organization of trans-Saharan trade in .