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Dahomey - Wikipedia
The Kingdom of Dahomey (/ d ə ˈ h oʊ m i /) was an African kingdom (located within the area of the present-day country of Benin) that existed from about 1600 until 1894, when the last king, Béhanzin, was defeated by the French, and the country was annexed into the French colonial empire.Dahomey developed on the Abomey Plateau amongst the Fon people in the early 17th century and became a ...
Dahomey | historical kingdom, Africa | Britannica.com
Dahomey (also called Abomey, after its capital city) was the state of the Fon people. It was originally a dependency of Allada, but during the 17th century a ruler called Wegbaja declared himself king and made Dahomey an independent state. Under King Agaja (reigned…
Dahomey — Wikipédia
Dahomey peut désigner : . le Royaume de Dahomey (ou Royaume du Danhomè en langue fon), un ancien royaume africain, dans l'actuel Bénin, entre le XVII e siècle et la fin du XIX e siècle ;; la colonie du Dahomey, le nom officiel de l'actuel Bénin lors de la colonisation française de 1894 à 1958 ;; la République du Dahomey, le nom officiel utilisé par l'actuel Bénin en tant qu'État ...
Benin - Cultural life | Britannica.com
Decolonization and independence. In 1946 Dahomey became an overseas territory of France. It was created an autonomous republic within the French Community in 1959 and achieved complete independence on August 1, 1960. During the period of decolonization, the nationalist movement in Dahomey became fragmented, with the emergence of three regionally based political parties—led by Sourou-Migan ...
Africa, to the year 1800 - Macrohistory : World History
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Benin - Wikipedia
Benin (/ b ɛ ˈ n iː n / ( listen) beh-NEEN, / b ɪ ˈ n iː n / bih-NEEN; French: Bénin), officially the Republic of Benin (French: République du Bénin) and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West Africa.It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north. The majority of its population lives on the small southern coastline of the Bight of ...
République du Dahomey — Wikipédia
1960 – 1975 Drapeau du Dahomey Armoiries du Dahomey Devise: « Fraternité, justice, travail » Hymne: L'Aube Nouvelle Informations générales Statut République Capitale Porto-Novo Langue Français Monnaie Franc CFA Histoire et événements 4 décembre 1958 Proclamation de la République 1 er août 1960 Indépendance accordée par la France 5 janvier 1964 Adoption d'une nouvelle ...
Amazons of Black Sparta: The Women Warriors of Dahomey ...
Amazons of Black Sparta: The Women Warriors of Dahomey [Stanley B. Alpern] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The only thoroughly documented Amazons in world history are the women warriors of Dahomey, an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Western African kingdom. Once dubbed a ‘small black Sparta
Kingdoms of West Africa - Dahomey / Benin
Dahomey tribespeople were photographed for Hubert Howe Bancroft's The Book of the Fair, published in Chicago in 1893, by which time Dahomey was the subject of extreme interest by the French, and its former status as a regional power was eroded
Dahomey and the Slave Trade, An Analysis of an Archaic ...
Dahomey and the Slave Trade, An Analysis of an Archaic Economy [Karl Polanyi, Abraham Rotstein, Paul Bohannan] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.