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Ouidah: The Social History Of West African Slaving 'Port', 1727-1892
by Robin Law
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. Between the seventeenth and the nineteenth centuries, Ouidah was the most important embarkation point for slaves in the region of West Africa ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published December 31st 2004 by Ohio University Press
(first published November 1st 2004)
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