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The Benin Massacre

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  • English
Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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ISBN 10054820733X
ISBN 139780548207338

The Benin massacre and expedition of were two disastrous events that left the kingdom of Benin ransacked, devastated and deprived of valuable artifacts, artworks, sons, daughters and a great king. The Benin massacre acted as a chain that pulled the “punitive expedition“, as it was called by the British, into January 4a fraction of Benin army killed a British.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Only two British survived the attack. This is what is being referred to today as the Benin massacre of On hearing this, the British authorities retaliated by sending well-armed troops (comprising mostly of Africans) to attack and destroy the Benin kingdom.

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Publication date Topics British Punitive Expedition Publisher London: Methuen Collection smithsonian Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries Contributor Smithsonian Libraries Language English. Addeddate Call number THE BENIN MASSACRE OF - Kindle edition by Boisragon, Captain Alain, Raul, Cristo.

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The total number of men that embarked on this expedition has been put at over men by some sources based on the sum of the various people mentioned by Boisragon in his book The Benin Massacre written in The official number of participants in the ill-fated expedition was put at African Carriers and nine white men.

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Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: CHAPTER X THE PUNITIVE EXPEDITION S soon as the news of the massacre of our +, expedition arrived at home, i.e. on the nth January, telegrams were sent at.

The Benin Massacre of January 4 is chronicled and analysed in the web link below. Analysis of key players and their roles in bringing about this event throws new light on reasons for the 'massacre' which followed. At last, the truth is out. The story of this ill-fated Expedition is set out in Boisragon’s book: The Benin Massacre.

THE PUNITIVE WAR. News of the fate of the expedition reached the Admirality on January 11 th, and, with characteristic British despatch, a Punitive Expedition under Rear Admiral Rawson, C.B. Commander of the Naval Squadron at the Cape was organised. OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages front (2 portrait) map 20 cm: Contents: History of Benin.

--The Royal Niger Company and H.B.M.'s Niger Coast ProtectoratePosition of BeninOur expeditionOur escapeThe punitive sibility: by Captain Alan Boisragon, one of the two survivors. The Benin massacre by Boisragon, Alan Maxwell. [from old catalog] at - the best online ebook storage.

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Vice Consul Kenneth Campbell the Assistant District Commissioner for Sapele was meticulous in making excellent arrangements for the planned expedition - invasion of 4 January - to Benin (Boisragon,pages 59 - 60). The Benin Massacre by Alan Maxwell Boisragon.

Paperback $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Sign in to Purchase Instantly Publish your book with B&: Alan Maxwell Boisragon. The Benin Massacre: The Kingdom the British Burned Book 10 Lectures for £ Lauriston Castle Lecture Series.

The Benin Massacre: The Kingdom the British Burned. Archived event. This is an archive page for a past event. Find out what's happening now and upcoming in our What's on section. The "Benin Massacre" In November Phillips made a formal request to his superiors in England for permission to invade Benin City,[1] and, in late Decemberwithout waiting for a reply or approval from London, Phillips embarked on a military expedition with two Niger Coast Protectorate Force officers, a medical officer, two trading agents, African soldiers Followers: K.

The kingdom of Benin began in the s when the Edo people settled in the rainforests of West Africa. By the s they had created a wealthy kingdom with a powerful ruler, known as the Oba. Opinion - Gelegele an oil rich community in the Niger Delta, a small riverside village that lies at the bank of the Edo axis of River Niger, is a graphic contrast to its economic and historical.

Benin genre: new releases and popular books, including Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan, Snares Without End by Olympe Bhêly-Quenum, Dawn to Dusk: Fol. The Oba meets Captain Gallway and they agree a treaty, however Captain Gallway wrote the treaty in English so Oba couldn't translate and didn't understand what they were signing.

The High Commissioner Ralph Moor then persuaded the Oba to open the trade routes as he wanted to take. ^ Boisragon, A. ()The Benin Massacre ^ Graham, James D.

The Slave Trade, Depopoulation and Human Sacrifice in Benin History, p Northwestern University [4] ^ Hernon, A.

Britain's Forgotton Wars, p () ISBN ^ Home, Robert (). City of Blood Revisited: A New Look at the Benin Expedition of London: Lex Collins. This event is referred to by the British as the Benin massacre. The British Invasion of Benin On the 12 th of Januarythe British Admiralty high command appointed Rear Admiral Henry Rawson to lead the forces that would invade Benin in an operation they named the “Benin Punitive Expedition”.Author: Ikponmwosa Aikhionbare.

FYI “Benin Massacre” is title of the book written by the survivor from captain Philips crew. [That’s when that name was first used, he wrote a book describing the events of that day. He was the one that named that event Benin Massacre and since then people like you confuse it to mean the punitive expedition.

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Benin History, Dahomey and Women Warriors: Life before Benin is a tiny country in West African region bordered with Nigeria, little is known about this country, its history, culture, people, and tradition, here you have the entire history of republic of Benin, starting from the first day of.

THE MASSACRE NEAR BENIN; DETAILS OF THE MURDER OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITION. The Members Went Unarmed Into a Savage Country, and. The story of this ill-fated Expedition is set out in Boisragon’s book: The Benin Massacre.

THE PUNITIVE WAR. News of the fate of the expedition reached the Admirality on January 11th, and, with characteristic British despatch, a Punitive Expedition under Rear Admiral Rawson, C.B. Commander of the Naval Squadron at the Cape was organised.

Benin, country of western Africa. The official capital is Porto-Novo, but Cotonou is Benin’s largest city, its chief port, and its de facto administrative capital. Benin was a French colony from the late 19th century until Learn more about the history, geography, and .The Massacre of an British expedition in Benin, In a small armed British force under the command of Lieutenant James Phillips was sent to Benin, then an independent kingdom, to demand an end to the collection of customs duties from British traders.

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