Amazons of Black Sparta: The Women Warriors of Dahomey

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Hurst, 1998 - History - 280 pages
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This volume examines the Amazons, whose existence has been verified via documents and eye-witness accounts from battles for the West African kingdom of Dahomey in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Stanley B. Alpern worked as a sub-editor for the New York Herald Tribune and then as a foreign service officer of the United States Information Agency for twenty-two years, two of which were spent in West Africa. He lives on the French Riviera.

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