Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 3: Early African Societies and the Bantu Migrations

Essay Quiz

Compare and contrast Egyptian and Nubian society. Why is there so much more known about Egypt? Come up with at least five good reasons.
Herodotus said that Egypt was the "gift of the Nile." What does this mean? In what ways did the Nile affect Egyptian culture?
Agriculture spread through sub-Saharan Africa considerably later than it did through other parts of the world. Why do you think this is so? Come up with at least three possible explanations.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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