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The Frontier States of Western Yorubaland

State Formation and Political Growth in an Ethnic Frontier Zone


The Yorùbá are one of the peoples of West Africa affected by the demarcation of territories by European powers at the close of the nineteenth century. Although the bulk of the people are now found in South-western Nigeria, impressive indigenous Yorùbá communities are in the neighbouring Republics of Benin and Togo.


This book is primarily concerned with the Yorùbá sub-groups in the latter two countries. The intention is to trace, with the aid of verbally transmitted historical sou...

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  • Éditeur : IFRA-Nigeria
  • Collection : African Dynamics
  • Lieu d’édition : Ibadan
  • Année d’édition : 1994
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 21 février 2013
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9789782015259
  • EAN électronique : 9791092312140
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifra.375
  • Nombre de pages : 248 p.

© IFRA-Nigeria, 1994

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