This is a pioneer book on the Yoruba military generals of the 19th century covering their individual careers, military alliances and the consequences of their actions on the society. This book is divided into two parts. The first examines the life histories of the most distinguished among the Yoruba warriors. In the second sections, the authors examine some of the Yoruba warlords' diplomatic strategies and the enduring consequences of their action.
History, Cultural Studies/AFRICA