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date: 24 August 2019

Hausa States 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Frank A. SalamoneFrank A. SALAMONE

Archaeologists and historians believe that the Hausa States emerged around the late 900s ce in present-day Nigeria; by the eleventh century their walled towns were flourishing centers of trade. High levels of education, accomplishments in crafts and trade, and civic organization characterized the Hausa and left a lasting legacy; the Hausa are active in the politics of present-day Nigeria. ...

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