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 Soninké. 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 Soninké) 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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