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date: 18 August 2019

Wagadu Empire 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Ray A. KeaRay A. KEA

The Wagagu Empire was a leading military and political state in West Africa during the first and second millennia ce. Although recognized for developing an advanced agricultural irrigation system and later as the seat of an influential Islamic religious/philosophical culture, Wagadu is best known for its central role in the early intercontinental commercial and trade system, especially for gold production and distribution. ...

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