Impact of Islam on Western Africa Essay by Calwriter

Impact of Islam on Western Africa
An examination of how Islam has impacted three western African empires, Ghana, Mali, and Songhay.
# 54503 | 2,718 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 29, 2004 in History (African) , Religion and Theology (Islam)

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This paper determines the kind of influence the spread of Islam had on the daily life of inhabitants of the West African region. It asks how the spread of Islam affects the development of leadership and society in West Africa. The paper first looks at the concept of history to Islam and then focuses on three major empires during West African history before coming to a conclusion.

The Spread of Islam in West Africa
The Philosophy of History in Islam
The Spread of Islam into West Africa
Islam in Ancient Ghana
The Almoravids
The Empire of Mali
The Empire of Songhay

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