Islam in Africa

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John not only cover the the West African Malian Empire, which is the one Mansa Musa ruled, but he discusses the Ghana Empire, and even gets over to East Africa as well to discuss the trade-based city-states of Mogadishu, Mombasa, and Zanzibar.


June 2014
The animation is helpful for students, but he speaks quickly. This video should be stopped at key moments to allow students time to process the information and have short discussion. Taking notes would be highly recommended and maybe even watching the video twice. This would work for online learning or a flipped classroom.