Behanzin,The Last King of Dahomey.Frontpage of French newspaper Le Petit Journal 1892

Behanzin, the Last King of Dahomey. Front page of French newspaper Le Petit Journal in 1892. Compare the illustration with the photo, and note the human skulls on stakes behind the king.

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Avid reader, longtime writer of book reviews and literary analyses. Interested in literature, creativity and cognition, language and linguistics, musicology, and technology. Occasionally writes poems and bits of music.

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