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Title:King Gezo of Dahomey, 1818-1858: A Reassessment of a West African Monarch in the Nineteenth Century
Author:Adeyinka, Augustus A.
Year:1974
Periodical:African Studies Review
Volume:17
Issue:3
Period:December
Pages:541-548
Language:English
Geographic term:Benin
Subjects:Dahomey polity
history
1800-1899
History and Exploration
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/523800
Abstract:Historical background The year 1818: its significance and the accession of Gezo Aims of paper (to assess, in an objective fashion, Gezo's personal qualities as a man, and to analyze critically his career as a nineteenth century West African monarch) - Gezo's personal qualities - His military and political achievements - Economic and social reforms - Summary and conclusions. Ref., notes.
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