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date: 14 November 2019

Oyo, Early Kingdom of Precolonial West African state. 

Source:
Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):
Henry Louis GatesHenry Louis Gates, Jr., Kwame Anthony AppiahKwame Anthony Appiah

Oyo was the most powerful of the Yoruba states during the peak of its power between roughly 1650 and 1750 ...

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