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Historical dictionary of Benin

Author: Mathurin C Houngnikpo; Samuel Decalo
Publisher: Lanham [Md.] : Scarecrow Press, 2013.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Africa (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Benin covers the history of Benin through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Benin.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Houngnikpo, Mathurin C.
Historical dictionary of Benin.
Lanham [Md.] : Scarecrow Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012033182
(OCoLC)764377440
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mathurin C Houngnikpo; Samuel Decalo
ISBN: 9780810873735 0810873737 1299184324 9781299184329
OCLC Number: 828424664
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 452 pages) : maps.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Africa (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Benin
Responsibility: Mathurin C. Houngnikpo, Samuel Decalo.

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The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Benin covers the history of Benin through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Benin.

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This title is highly recommended for academic and large public libraries country studies collections. It provides a one-volume reference book on this seldom-studied African nation. American Reference Read more...

 
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