The Dahomey Kingdom

In the 18th-19th century Dahomey Kingdom of West Africa, women made up one wing of the army, at times contributing a one-third of all soldiers (Alpern, 1998; Goldstein, 2001, pp. 60-64). They lived in the king's palace, followed special rules, and were excellent fighters whose presence substantially increased the kingdom's military power. Dahomey is an important case since it shows the possibility of an effective permanent standing women's combat unit making up a substantial minority of an army. However, it is the only case of its kind.

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