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Great Benin

Its Customs, Art And Horrors

by H. Ling Roth

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9801160M
    ISBN 100548134324
    ISBN 109780548134320
    OCLC/WorldCa172975279

    : Great Benin: Its Customs, Art and Horrors: pages, + xxxii. With illustrations light rubbing to top and bottom of spine and upper outer corner of front cover. Previous owner's name on front liner page. U.S. orders are shipped from our Lewiston, New York location.,4/5(2).   The Guinness Book of Records ( edition) described the walls of Benin City and its surrounding kingdom as the world’s largest earthworks carried out prior to the mechanical era.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), Great Benin; its customs, art and horrors. Northbrook, Ill., Metro Books, The page book with the title, The Benin Monarch and Ogiamien Connection, The Historical Facts, published by MINDEX publishing company limited is a compendium that has illuminated grey areas surrounding Ogiamienism in Benin history. The book traces Benin history from the Owere era to Ogiso Owodo’s maladministration, the interregnum of.

    "After the fall of Benin in , the British set apart Warri Province, to punish the Oba of Benin and curb his imperial power. The Benin monarchy was restored in , but true power lay with the colonial administration of Nigeria." Roese, P. M., and D. M. Bondarenko. in their book, A Popular History of Benin. There has been no written history of Benin except the few notes written by adventurous European traders and missionaries who visited Benin City from to the punitive expedition in One can imagine how great and tedious the task has been of reducing to comprehensive facts the stories which were told by superstitious native historians in.


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