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Author Law, Robin.

Title Ouidah : the social history of a West African slaving 'port', 1727-1892 / Robin Law.

Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 308 pages) : maps.
Series Western African studies
Western African studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-297) and index.
Contents Origins: Ouidah before the Dahomian conquest -- The Dahomian conquest of Ouidah -- Dahomian Ouidah -- The operation of the Atlantic slave trade -- De Souza's Ouidah: the era of the illegal slave trade 1815-39 -- The era of transition: from slaves to palm oil 1840-57 -- Dissention & decline: Ouidah under King Glele 1858-77 -- From Dahomian to French rule 1878-92.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Summary Ouidah, an African town in the Republic of Benin, was the principal precolonial commercial center of its region and the second-most-important town of the Dahomey kingdom. It served as a major outlet for the transatlantic slave trade.
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Subject Slave trade -- Benin -- Ouidah -- History.
Ouidah (Benin) -- History.
Benin -- History -- To 1894.
Ouidah (Benin) -- Commerce -- History.
Chronological Term To 1894
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Law, Robin. Ouidah. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2004 (DLC) 2004063550 (OCoLC)57069321
ISBN 9780821445525 (electronic bk.)
0821445529 (electronic bk.)
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9780821415726 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0852554982 (James Currey cloth)
9780852554982 (James Currey cloth)
0852554974 (James Currey paper)
9780852554975 (James Currey paper)