[download epub] Children's Stories from Zanzibar: 10 Children's Stories from East Africa's Spice IslandsAuthor As retold by George W Bateman – Schematicwiringdiagram.co

Herein you will findtales from the tiny island archipelago of Zanzibar The Spice Islands of old Stories like The Kites and the Crows which tells why African Kites always fly away from Crows The story of The Ape, The Snake, And The Lion which tells of poor Mvoo Laana, Neeoka the snake and Simba the lion, and how Mvoo gains riches for sparing the snakes life teaching him the lessons of trust, kindness and loyalty You will also find the stories of Goso, the Teacher, Haamdaanee, The Magician and the Sultans Son and manyBut why should such a small island have such a rich heritage of folklore As far back as the rd C Zanzibar was known to the Greeks and Romans Later it was used by the Persians, Arabs, and Indians for trade and as a base for voyages between the Middle East, India, and Africa Vasco da Gamas visit inmarked the beginning of European influence In , Zanzibar fell under the control of the Sultanate of Oman and in the s Said bin Sultan moved his capital from Muscat to Zanzibar In the s the Sultanate consolidated power around Ivory and the East African slave trade In the mid th century as many as ,, mainly Negro, slaves passed annually through the port enroute to Arabia, Asia, Europe and the USA The Zanzibar slave trade was finally abolished inAfter gaining independence from Britain in , Zanzibar merged with mainland Tanganyika to form the modern nation of TanzaniaSo, it is not surprising that this small island archipelago, just off the coast of Africa, should have such a rich and varied tapestry of culture and folklore% of the net profit will be donated to SENTEBALE a charity supporting children in Lesotho orphaned by AIDS