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The Precolonial State in West Africa: Building Power in Dahomey

J. Cameron Monroe (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781107040182 (hardback : alk. paper), 1107040183 (hardback : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Geography, settlement, and politics
  • Dahomey and the royal palace sphere
  • Capturing the countryside
  • The city as history
  • Power by design
  • Building power in Dahomey.
Description
xvi, 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-258) and index.
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