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This is an educational wikispace about Mali, Africa
Past and Present.
It includes many primary source materials both visual and documentary.
It references a student-level biography of Emperor Mansa Musa (1312-1337)
and also the life of Ibn Battuta, an Islamic world traveler (1304-1369).
It also includes youtube videos summarizing Jared Diamond's book 'Guns, Germs, and Steel".
It presents the contemporary wars in Mali with Pulitzer Center for Global Reporting
accounts of the crises involving the Tuareg nomads in the North Desert Region
and Al Qaeda terrorists fighting to establish a new national territory for themselves.
It is multi-disciplinary including lots of cultural resources and artifacts: The ancient
manuscripts of Timbuktu, world history maps, current music, cinema, newspapers and radio stations,
and a current "Blog from Bamako" by a former Fulbright Scholar.
It is very engaging for students.
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