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Leadership Strategies in Medieval West African Empires and Cities: Ghana, Mali, Songhay

Christopher Sean Davis


This article examines some of the major civilizations in West African medieval history to explore possible connections between the perception and utilization of leadership by focusing on important cities that endured the rise and fall of several empires.


Ghana; Mali; Songhay, Timbuktu; Jenne-Jeno; Walatta; Sundjata; Sundiata; Mansa Musa

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, and Olufemi Taiwo.

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