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 -
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 -
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 -