Wives of the Leopard: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey

  title={Wives of the Leopard: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey},
  author={Edna G. Bay},
Wives of the Leopard explores power and culture in a precolonial West African state, Dahomey, whose army of women and practice of human sacrifice earned it notoriety in the racist imagination of late nineteenth-century Europe and America. 
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