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Benin-Etsako relations before the British conquest of 1897 A.D.

Hakeem B. Harunah

Benin-Etsako relations before the British conquest of 1897 A.D.

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Published by Amana Africana Studies Publishers in Abuja .
Written in English

  • Bini (African people),
  • Etsako (African people),
  • Benin -- History.,
  • Benin -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHakeem B. Harunah.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20092364M
    ISBN 109783296450

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