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Benin

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The People’s Republic of Benin is the former Republic of Dahomey. Dahomey was a powerful, well-organized state from the 17th century, trading extensively in slaves through the port of Whydah with the Portuguese, British and French. On the coast an educated African elite grew up in the 19th century.

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Further Reading

  1. Bay, E., Wives of the Leopard: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey. University Press of Virginia, 1998Google Scholar
  2. Eades, Jerry S. and Allen, Christopher, Benin. [Bibliography] ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1996Google Scholar
  3. National Statistical Office: Institut National de la Statistique et de l’Analyse Economique, 01 BP 323, Cotonou.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2006

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