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    Posted: 28-Mar-2008 at 00:29
I'm not sure if this thread is appropriate here or what not.. Sorry if it is not I am new. Was wondering if you all could recommend me some books about the different African kingdoms. Makuria in particular interests me. 
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Why Makuria out of all kingdoms? As far as I know, it's an area very poorly studied by scholars.
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Just seemed interesting to me. Any books are good just was wondering if any would deal with them and that area more?
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An overview of the Nubians from Kerma, Napata and Meroe is given in:
 
Bianchi, Robert, Steven, 2004: Daily Life of the Nubians.
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An old thread, again. However, I believe there is a great book about Mali that comes from the times of Middle Ages Mali: The Sundiatta. The book on which was based The Lion King.

 
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About Abubakari II, ruler of the Mali kingdom and his voyage out in the ocean is the novel "Beyond Mali" by Rafael Scott:
 
 


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