History of Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to African History, from Ancient Times through the Middle Ages to the Modern Era Captivating History

History of Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to African History, from Ancient Times through the Middle Ages to the Modern Era

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Book Title
History of Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to African History, from Ancient Times through the Middle Ages to the Modern Era
Author
Captivating History
ISBN
9781637169063
Three manuscripts in one book: African History for Kids: A Captivating Guide to the History of Africa Ancient Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to Ancient African Civilizations, Empires, and History Medieval Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to Mansa Musa, the Mali Empire, and other African Civilizations of the Middle Ages In the first part, you will travel through the vast continent of Africa. Journey back to ancient times, and discover one of the earliest and most famous civilizations, ancient Egypt. We will then travel through the Middle Ages, discovering some of the largest empires in Africa to ever exist. Discover how Africa has shaped the world as we know it and how the transatlantic slave trade led to the largest, long-distance, forced migration of people in history.In the first part of this book, you will learn about: Ancient Egypt's incredible inventions, pharaohs, and architecture. The Egyptians weren't the only African nation to build pyramids. Find out what other African civilizations built more pyramids in one town than there were in the whole of Egypt! The introduction of Christianity and Islam and how they impacted tribal religions. How a huge monument was dismantled and taken to Rome for seventy years before being returned to its original site. Things are looking up! What the future holds for Africa. Ancient Africa had powerful armies that fought with each other and with civilizations that weren't even from Africa. They were also rich in things like gold, ivory, and salt, and the ancient Africans knew how to build a healthy trade network that could even cross the vast Sahara Desert. Their civilizations were wealthy and filled with beautiful art, some of which we can still see today.In the second part of this book, you will discover: Where is the Land of the Bow? Why did the Egyptians make mummies? How many war elephants did Hannibal have? What civilization conquered Egypt? What is the legend of King Solomon, the Queen of Sheba, and their son? Where exactly was ancient Ghana? For years, many scholars have ignored medieval Africa. There aren't many written documents from the African kingdoms, so historians rely on outside sources and archeology. Many people don't realize Africa was brimming with innovation during this time or that it was connected to the outside world. Although historians don't know everything about this period of African history, medieval Africa has not been lost to time. We still have so much to learn about this era and how it changed the world.In the third part of this book, you will discover: Was Mansa Musa I really the wealthiest person in world history? Why wasn't the Ghana Empire close to modern Ghana? How did Islam come to Africa? Are any of the medieval empires still here today? How did the African kingdoms react to the slave trade? Who was the most famous African leader during the Middle Ages? And much, much more! Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Captivating HistoryPublisher: Captivating HistoryPublished: 09/25/2023ISBN: 9781637169063Pages: 246Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.63d

Three manuscripts in one book:


  • African History for Kids: A Captivating Guide to the History of Africa
  • Ancient Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to Ancient African Civilizations, Empires, and History
  • Medieval Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to Mansa Musa, the Mali Empire, and other African Civilizations of the Middle Ages


In the first part, you will travel through the vast continent of Africa. Journey back to ancient times, and discover one of the earliest and most famous civilizations, ancient Egypt. We will then travel through the Middle Ages, discovering some of the largest empires in Africa to ever exist. Discover how Africa has shaped the world as we know it and how the transatlantic slave trade led to the largest, long-distance, forced migration of people in history.


In the first part of this book, you will learn about:


  • Ancient Egypt's incredible inventions, pharaohs, and architecture.
  • The Egyptians weren't the only African nation to build pyramids. Find out what other African civilizations built more pyramids in one town than there were in the whole of Egypt!
  • The introduction of Christianity and Islam and how they impacted tribal religions.
  • How a huge monument was dismantled and taken to Rome for seventy years before being returned to its original site.
  • Things are looking up! What the future holds for Africa.


Ancient Africa had powerful armies that fought with each other and with civilizations that weren't even from Africa. They were also rich in things like gold, ivory, and salt, and the ancient Africans knew how to build a healthy trade network that could even cross the vast Sahara Desert. Their civilizations were wealthy and filled with beautiful art, some of which we can still see today.


In the second part of this book, you will discover:


  • Where is the Land of the Bow?
  • Why did the Egyptians make mummies?
  • How many war elephants did Hannibal have?
  • What civilization conquered Egypt?
  • What is the legend of King Solomon, the Queen of Sheba, and their son?
  • Where exactly was ancient Ghana?


For years, many scholars have ignored medieval Africa. There aren't many written documents from the African kingdoms, so historians rely on outside sources and archeology. Many people don't realize Africa was brimming with innovation during this time or that it was connected to the outside world. Although historians don't know everything about this period of African history, medieval Africa has not been lost to time. We still have so much to learn about this era and how it changed the world.


In the third part of this book, you will discover:


  • Was Mansa Musa I really the wealthiest person in world history?
  • Why wasn't the Ghana Empire close to modern Ghana?
  • How did Islam come to Africa?
  • Are any of the medieval empires still here today?
  • How did the African kingdoms react to the slave trade?
  • Who was the most famous African leader during the Middle Ages?
  • And much, much more!


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Captivating History
Publisher: Captivating History
Published: 09/25/2023
ISBN: 9781637169063
Pages: 246
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.63d

Three manuscripts in one book:


  • African History for Kids: A Captivating Guide to the History of Africa
  • Ancient Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to Ancient African Civilizations, Empires, and History
  • Medieval Africa for Kids: A Captivating Guide to Mansa Musa, the Mali Empire, and other African Civilizations of the Middle Ages


In the first part, you will travel through the vast continent of Africa. Journey back to ancient times, and discover one of the earliest and most famous civilizations, ancient Egypt. We will then travel through the Middle Ages, discovering some of the largest empires in Africa to ever exist. Discover how Africa has shaped the world as we know it and how the transatlantic slave trade led to the largest, long-distance, forced migration of people in history.


In the first part of this book, you will learn about:


  • Ancient Egypt's incredible inventions, pharaohs, and architecture.
  • The Egyptians weren't the only African nation to build pyramids. Find out what other African civilizations built more pyramids in one town than there were in the whole of Egypt!
  • The introduction of Christianity and Islam and how they impacted tribal religions.
  • How a huge monument was dismantled and taken to Rome for seventy years before being returned to its original site.
  • Things are looking up! What the future holds for Africa.


Ancient Africa had powerful armies that fought with each other and with civilizations that weren't even from Africa. They were also rich in things like gold, ivory, and salt, and the ancient Africans knew how to build a healthy trade network that could even cross the vast Sahara Desert. Their civilizations were wealthy and filled with beautiful art, some of which we can still see today.


In the second part of this book, you will discover:


  • Where is the Land of the Bow?
  • Why did the Egyptians make mummies?
  • How many war elephants did Hannibal have?
  • What civilization conquered Egypt?
  • What is the legend of King Solomon, the Queen of Sheba, and their son?
  • Where exactly was ancient Ghana?


For years, many scholars have ignored medieval Africa. There aren't many written documents from the African kingdoms, so historians rely on outside sources and archeology. Many people don't realize Africa was brimming with innovation during this time or that it was connected to the outside world. Although historians don't know everything about this period of African history, medieval Africa has not been lost to time. We still have so much to learn about this era and how it changed the world.


In the third part of this book, you will discover:


  • Was Mansa Musa I really the wealthiest person in world history?
  • Why wasn't the Ghana Empire close to modern Ghana?
  • How did Islam come to Africa?
  • Are any of the medieval empires still here today?
  • How did the African kingdoms react to the slave trade?
  • Who was the most famous African leader during the Middle Ages?
  • And much, much more!


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Captivating History
Publisher: Captivating History
Published: 09/25/2023
ISBN: 9781637169063
Pages: 246
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.63d