Mauritania History

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Culture of Mauritania - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism ... __ A lot of good, basic information about Mauritania but a history section too. - From -

History of Mauritania __ "From the 3rd to 7th century, the migration of Berber tribes from North Africa displaced the Bafours, the original inhabitants of present-day Mauritania and the ancestors of the Sonink�. Continued Arab-Berber migration drove indigenous black Africans south to the Senegal River or enslaved them ..."  An encyclopedic article along with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia -

History of Mauritania __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Mauritania." - From -

History of Maurritania __ "The foremost problem confronting Mauritania, on becoming independent in 1960 after the dissolution of French West Africa, is its relationship with its more powerful northern neighbour, Morocco."  A good overview of Mauritania's history. - From - 

Mauritania - History __ "Tens of thousands of years ago, the Sahara was verdant and filled with game. Desiccation eventually forced the inhabitants southward, a process that in the 3rd and 4th centuries AD was speeded by the Berbers, who had domesticated the camel."  An overview of Mauritania history covering the main points. - From - 


Mauritania: History __ "By the beginning of the 1st millennium A.D. Sanhaja Berbers had migrated into Mauritania, pushing the black African inhabitants (especially the Sonink�) southward toward the Senegal River."  An over view of Mauritania history along with access to a lot of other information about the country. - From -

Mauritania History __ A brief summary of Mauritania history.  For a more detailed version, simply click "more history." - From -

Mauritania History __ A general look at Mauritania history along with additional interesting information about the country. - From -


Mauritania - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Mauritania's educational system. - From Net Industries - 

Mauritania (History) - formerly part of French West Africa ... __ "Mauritania, formerly part of French West Africa, achieved full independence on 28 November 1960 (having become a self-governing member of the French Community two years earlier)."  A brief, but concise, outline of Mauritania history. - From Arabic German Consulting -



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