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Some later kings appointed their own officials, but
these were usually selected from local leaders.

The most abiding part of the sub-Saharan African heritage was its value
system, rather than its social or political institutions.

Africa, Emerging Civilizations In Sub-Sahara Africa

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basic culture of sub-Sahara Africa evolved mainly from its own traditions,
while imported Eurasian culture, such as Islam, was relatively superficial.
American civilizations were even more original, having developed in complete
isolation from the Old World.

The most noteworthy native American civilizations were those of the Mayas
in Yucatan and Guatemala, the Aztecs in central Mexico, and the Incas in Peru.
The Mayas are especially famous for their mathematics, their solar calendar,
and their writing system, still largely undeciphered.

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1200, when European states were becoming centralized monarchies,
comparable kingdoms were rising in sub-Sahara Africa, particularly in regions
drained by the Niger, Congo, and Zambesi rivers.

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This article presents an overview of research findings and of sources on or related to mathematics in the history of Africa south of the Sahara.

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Europeans arriving after the
1400s found well-organized governments and societies bound by strong

Native Cultures In Sub-Sahara Africa

As late as the fifteenth century, cultures in sub-Sahara Africa were
still somewhat distinct from the states, which were relatively new and often
shaped by foreign influences among the ruling minorities.

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Indeed, they were hybrid
civilizations, with a layer of non-African values and institutions
superimposed upon their native cultural foundations.

Early Contacts With Non-African Civilizations

Outside influences reached sub-Sahara Africa from ancient times, despite
its relative isolation.

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Antiquarian maps of Africa from the collections of the late Dr. Oscar I. Norwich and the Stanford University Libraries.

During their migrations, the
Bantu absorbed or displaced other Negroid peoples of eastern and southern
Africa, driving pygmies, Bushmen, and Khoisan-speaking pastoralists into the
southern jungle, the Kalahari Desert, or the extreme southwestern savanna.
Thus Bantu migrants provided most of sub-Sahara Africa with a common cultural

The Bantu migrations were closely related to agriculture and iron-working
in a continuous reciprocal process.