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  • The Cha-Cha of the Dahomey August 31, 2011

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
    The Cha-Cha of the Dahomey

    While reading up on the Amazons of the Dahomey kingdom (Benin) a long month ago, Beach came across a fascinating if little known figure, Francisco Felix De ┬áSouza (obit 1849). De ┬áSouza was a Brazilian merchant who came to the West Coast of Africa in the early nineteenth century and set up a huge slave […]