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chapter 9

Tropical Africa and Asia 600-1450 C.E.

Monsoon Wet and dry seasons that are influenced heavily by alternating winds
Stateless society A common form of social organization in africa during and after the bantu migration
Ghana South of the sahara in the western sudan, was exchanging gold from west africa for salts or dates
Songhay State that followed the Malik between the 15th and 16th century
Griots Master story tellers who advised kings and used their tales to pass down important traditions from generations to generations
Africanity Common qualities that existed over Africa
Marco polo An Italian explorer who traveled over kublias vast empire for two decades and wrote a book over what he saw
Hausa Powerful state in the east in the fifteenth century
Delhi sultanate An Islamic state where other cultural traditions are introduced into the indigenous culture
Diasporas communities A place where other cultural traditions are introduced
Convergent cities Cities that have people of different ethnicities to trade
Sundiata The founder of mail and nicknamed lion king
Mali The state that followed Ghana between the 13th and 15th century
Swahili coast The east coast of Africa with several trade centers
Great Zimbabwe A trade center and capitals with great quantities and a capital with great quantiles south of the Zimbabwe river
Mansa musa Sundiatas great nephew who declined golds values on the trade circuits by giving it out and encouraged the spead of Islam
Ibn buttutata a man who traveled over most of Southern Asia. He wrote the detailed account of the cultures he meet.
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