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The land and peoples of West Africa A L Mabogunje I
The early states of the Western Sudan to 1500
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Agaja Akan Allada appear Arabic archaeological Asante Askia Atlantic Bambara became Benin Berber Borno capital Cayor centres chiefs coast culture Dagomba Dahomey delta Dunama dynasty Dyula early east economic eighteenth century Elem Kalabari empire established European fifteenth forest Fulani Fulbe Futa Ghana Gobir gold groups Guinea Hausa Hausaland Ibadan Ibid Idris Igala Ile-Ife important influence Islam Jenne Kanem Kano Kanuri Katsina Kebbi king kingdom Kwararafa land lineage London Mali Malinke migration military mini-states Mossi Muhammad Muslim neighbours Nembe Nigeria northern Nupe oral traditions organisation origin Paris period political population Portuguese probably region reign relations religious river route royal ruler Ruma Sahara Sarkin Sefawa Senegal settlement seventeenth century sixteenth century slave trade social society Songhay southern stateless Sudan Sudanese territory Timbuktu tion town trans Tuareg village West Africa Western Sudan Whydah Yoruba Zamfara