Dahomey and its neighbours, 1708-1818. by I.A Akinjogbin

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7 Important archival material not utilized Dahomey and its neighbours Akinjogbin's work includes Dutch records, the potential value of which may be gauged from the published collection by Albert Van.

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Jan ; In the book's second section —"La question du statut des esclaves et des gens de couleur libres en mé. The Kingdom of Dahomey has a bad reputation. When the debate concerning the slave trade broke out in Europe during the late eighteenth century, Dahomey was defined as the classic example of either a pariah state dedicated to the capture and sale of people to European slavers, or of a state so addicted to violence that sale of its victims was an act of by: 1.

Akinjogbin, Dahomey and Its Neighbors, – See Le Hérissé, L'Ancien Royaume du Dahomey,quoted in Law, Ouidah, See also Francesca Piqué and Leslie Rainer, Wall Sculptures of Abomey (London: J. Paul Getty Trust, Thames and Hudson, ), Cited by: Adandozan was a king of the Kingdom of Dahomey, in present-day Benin, from until His rule ended with a coup by his brother Ghezo who then erased Adandozan from the official history resulting in high uncertainty about many aspects of his life.

Adandozan took over from his father Agonglo in but was quite young at the time and so there was a regent in charge of the kingdom until Father: Agonglo.

12 I.A. Akinjogbin, Dahomey and its Neighbours –(Cambridge, ); Edna G. Bay, Wives of the Leopard: Gender, 1708-1818. book and Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey (Charlottesville, ); David A.

Ross, ‘The autonomous kingdom of Dahomey –’ (PhD. 1708-1818. book I.A. Akinjogbin, Dahomey and Its Neighbors (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ),suggests that Dahomean troops burned the last standing European trading lodge at Savi in April 3 Ibid.,notes t 1, Huedans were made prisoner.

Books set in Dahomey: [Flash for Freedom, The Viceroy of Ouidah, The Dahomean, Will Do Magic for Small Change, Amazons of Black Sparta: The Wome. The bibliography in Robert Histoire du Dahomey Paris lists about items See Melville HERSKOVITS Dahomey an Ancient West African Kingdom Evanston 2nd ed.

vols. Karl POLANYI Dahomey and the Slave Trade an Analysis of an Archaic Economy Seattle AKINJOGBIN Dahomey and its Neighbours London See FORTES and EVANS Cited by: 4.

The Dahomey Amazons or Mino, which means "our mothers," were a Fon all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey in the present-day Republic of Benin which lasted until the end of the 19th century.

They were so named by Western observers and historians due to their similarity to the mythical Amazons of ancient Anatolia and the Black Sea. DALZEL, Archibald. The History of Dahomy, an Inland Kingdom of Africa; Compiled from Authentic Memoirs; With an Introduction and Notes.

By Archibald Dalzel, formerly Governor at Whydah, and now at Cape-Coast-Castle. London: Printed for the Editor, by T. Spilsbury and Son, Snow-Hill, and sold by J. Evans, Pater-Noster-Row, Small 4to.

xxxvi,xxvi,pp. engraved folding map as frontispiece. Hangbe (or Hangbè, also Ahangbe or Na Hangbe) was the Ruler of the Kingdom of Dahomey, in present-day Benin, for a brief period before Agaja came to power in Little is known about her because her rule was largely erased from the official Dahomey history and much that is known is brought together by various different oral histories.

However, it is often considered that she became the Father: Houegbadja. Akinjogbin, Dahomey and its Neighbours,Cambridge: The Cambridge Univer- sity Press,p.

This content downloaded from on Thu, 15 May AM All use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions. Dahomey and its neighbours, by I. Akinjogbin — not in English Common Knowledge: Dahomey and the slave trade: an analysis of an archaic economy by Karl Polanyi — not in English Common Knowledge: Dahomey: An Ancient West African Kingdom 2 Volumes by Melville J.

Herskovits — not in English Common Knowledge. Dahomey and Its Neighbors: Cambridge University Press. OCLC Alpern, Stanley B. "On the Origins of the Amazons of Dahomey".

History in Africa 9– JSTOR (potrebna pretplata) Bay, Edna G. Wives of the Leopard: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey. University of ija: Aladaxonou.

Dahomey and its NeighboursCambridge, Cambridge University Press. Akintoye, S.A 'The changing status of the Alafin of Oyo under colonial rule and independence', in M. Crowder and O. Ikime (eds.), West African Chiefs, Ife, University of If e Press. The New Oyo Empire, London, Longmans.

Author of A history of West Africa in maps and diagrams, Milestones and concepts in Yoruba history and culture, History and nation building, War and peace in Yorubaland,Topics on Nigerian economic and social history, The Cradle of a race, Dahomey and its neighbours. 다호메이(Dahomey)는 약 년부터 년 사이 오늘날 베냉 지역에 있었던 아프리카의 왕국이다.

다호메이는 년 무렵 아보메이 고원에서 발전하기 시작하였고, 년대에 대서양 연안의 거점 도시들을 정복하여 지역의 강자가 되었다.공용어: 폰어. Hangbè (alternativno i Ahangbe ili Na Hangbe) je, prema dostupnim izvorima, bila vladarica ili regentica Dahomeja u kratkom periodu do dolaska Agaje na vlast godine, vjerojatno nakon iznenadne smrti svoga brata Akabe godine.

Sukladno toj priči, bila je jedina žena na dahomejskom prijestolju. Hangbè je bila sestra blizanka vladara Akabe i kći prvog dahomejskog kralja, ija: Aladaxonou. The best account of the rise of Dahomey is I. Akinjogbin, Dahomey and Its Neighbors, ().

Akinjogbin disagrees with Dalzel's and Robert Norris's theories of Dahomean motives for expansion. Dalzel gave, nonetheless, as Akinjogbin himself asserts, the best single account of Dahomey in the 18th century. command, as part of their regular troops in that nation's almost continuous annual conflicts with its neighbors.

Although slow reading at first because of Alpern's meticulous adherence to detail, the book fairly races at the end as it describes the battles, triumphs, and ultimate defeat of the women troops by a modern French army. 5 Akínjógbìn, I.A.

Dahomey and its Neighbours, pp. ; 6 Ibid., pp. ff.; 7 Dalzel, A. The History of Dahomey, pp. 8 Akínjógbìn, I.A. Dahomey and its Neighbours, pp. ; 3 Dahomey, on her part, grudgingly accepted Òyó overlordship and on some occasions attempted to throw off the yoke especially to stop the payment of the annual tribute which was imposed by Òyó Author: Biodun Adediran.

This book takes food parcels as a vehicle for exploring relationships, intimacy, care, consumption, exchange, and other fundamental anthropological concerns, examining them in relation to wider. The best account of the rise of Dahomey is I. Akinjogbin, Dahomey and Its Neighbors, ().

Akinjogbin disagrees with Dalzel's and Robert Norris's theories of Dahomean motives for expansion. Dalzel gave, nonetheless, as Akinjogbin himself asserts, the best single account of Dahomey in the 18th century. See W. Argyle, The Fon of Dahomey (); I.

Akinjogbin, Dahomey and Its Neighbours, – (); P. Manning, Slavery, Colonialism and Economic Growth in. Kpengla was a King of the Kingdom of Dahomey, in present-day Benin, from until Kpengla followed his father Tegbessou to the throne and much of his administration was defined by the increasing Atlantic slave trade and regional rivalry over the profits from this trade.

His attempts to control the slave trade generally failed, and when he died of smallpox inhis son Agonglo came Father: Tegbessou. Coordinates. Benin (/ b ɛ ˈ n iː n / ben-EEN, / b ɪ ˈ n iː n / bin-EEN; French: Bénin), officially the Republic of Benin (French: République du Bénin) and formerly known as Dahomey, is a country in West is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, Burkina Faso to the north-west, and Niger to the north-east.

The majority of its population lives on the small southern Capital: Porto-Novoᵃ. 6 I. Akinjogbin, Dahomey and its Neighbours II8I8 (Cambridge, ). 7 Important archival material not utilized in Akinjogbin's work includes Dutch records, the potential value of which may be gauged from the published collection by Albert Van.

Frederick E. Forbes was a British naval officer who, inundertook two missions to the court of the King of Dahomey in an unsuccessful attempt to convince him to end involvement in the slave trade.

Dahomey was a warlike kingdom that arose most likely in the second quarter of the 17th century and came to dominate its neighbors through its army, which included both men and women and was. Benin (bĕnēn´), officially Republic of Benin, republic ( est.

pop. 10,), 43, sq mi (, sq km), W Africa, bordering on Togo in the west, on Burkina Faso and Niger in the north, on Nigeria in the east, and on the Bight of Benin (an arm of the Gulf of Guinea) in the south.

Porto-Novo is the capital and Cotonou is the largest city and chief port.Ghezo or Gezo was King of the Dahomey, in present-day Benin, from until Ghezo replaced his brother Adandozan (who ruled from to ) as king through a coup with the assistance of the Brazilian slave trader Francisco Félix de ruled over the kingdom during a tumultuous period, punctuated by the British blockade of the ports of Dahomey in order to stop the Atlantic slave Father: Agonglo.Akinjogbin, I.

A. (). Dahomey and its neighbors Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. Google ScholarAuthor: Neil L. Norman.

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