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The Political and Economic History of Mauritania

Mauritania, the land of the Maures, lies in the coastal corridor between the lands north of the Sahara and the lands south of the Sahara. It was the route for trade, but also the route for the expansion of the empires north and south of the Sahara. The political history of Mauritania reflects this political confrontation.

Early History

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