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Title:The first Dahomey war against Abeokuta 1851
Author:Anonymous
Year:1960
Periodical:Nigeria Magazine
Issue:64
Pages:4-17
Language:English
Geographic term:Benin
Subject:history
Abstract:Shortened version, of the detailed historical account of the first Dahomeyan attack on Abeokuta in 1851 written by Edouard Dunglas. The motives for Dahomey's attack on the Egba city of Abeokuta were firstly revenge and secondly to obtain slaves on which the Dahomeyan King Gézo depended for his income. Illustration; sketch-maps.
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