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Country History - Senegal __ Several resources about the history of Senegal. - From -

History of Senegal __ "Archaeological findings throughout the area indicate that Senegal was inhabited in prehistoric times. Islam established itself in the Senegal River valley in the 11th century; 95% of Senegalese today are Muslims."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

History of Senegal __ A look at the history of Senegal with an explanation about how two rivers determined the European interest in the area. - From -

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


Key dates in the history of Senegal __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events in Senegal history. - From -

Senegal History __ An overview of the history of Senegal along with additional information about the country. - From -

Senegal - History __ ""Knowledge of the history of Senegal before the 16th century is fragmentary. The major feature seems to have been the gradual movement into Senegal of the Wolof and Sérer peoples from the northeast, who reached their present positions between the 10th and 15th centuries AD."  A general look at Senegal's history. - From -

Senegal History __ A brief look at Senegal history. - From -


Senegal - History and Politics __ "It is now known that Senegal has been inhabited since Paleolithic and Neolithic period. This has been evidenced by the discovery of household implements and tools and stone circles. Added to these discoveries are copper and iron objects, which have been discovered in the Sine-Saloum region."  An extended history of Senegal. - From -

Senegal's History __ A brief timeline of Senegal's history in terms of colonialism. - From -

Timeline: Senegal __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events in Senegal history. - illustrated - From BBC -

World History Archives: The history of Senegal __ Click-to-read articles and resources about various aspects of Senegal's history. - From - 


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