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Burkina Faso - History __ "Until the end of the 19th century, the history of Burkina Faso is the history of the empire-building Mossi."  An encyclopedic essay with map. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Burkina-Faso-HISTORY.html

Burkina Faso: History __ A general overview of Burkina Faso history along with other information about the country. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0857074.html

Burkina Faso History __ "Burkina Faso was once a part of the Great Mossi Empire, one of the strongest of ancient African kingdoms."  A general look at Burkina Faso history along with other information about the country. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Burkina+Faso/History  

Burkina Faso History __ "Much of Burkina Faso is populated by descendants of the Mossi empire, founded when a band of horsemen from nearby Ghana galloped through at the turn of the 15th century. Unlike other African countries that governed through non-hierarchical village systems, the Mossi organised a blue-blooded empire that even The Firm at Windsor Castle would be hard pressed to match."  An in depth history. - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/burkina-faso/history


Burkina Faso - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Burkina Faso's educational system. - From Net Industries - http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/223/Burkina-Faso.html

Country History - Burkina Faso __ Collection of resources. - From africanhistory.about.com - http://africanhistory.about.com/od/burkinafas1/Burkina_Faso.htm

Economic History of Burkina Faso __ "Up until August of 1984 Burkina Faso was known as Upper Volta. As Upper Volta and as Burkina Faso this state has been politically unstable."  A look at Burkina Faso history with a stress on economics. - From Thayer Watkins - http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/burkinafaso.htm 


History of Burkina Faso __ An excellent overview of Burkina Faso history beginning in 1960. - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac21

History of Burkina Faso __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of Burkina Faso." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxburkinafaso.htm


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