Regard sur Ouidah

                                         - a BIT of history

 

In her book “Regard sur Ouidah – A bit of history” Martine has put on paper some knowledge nuggets from her city Ouidah;

 

*  The history in brief.

 

*  Facts on the slave trade.

 

*  The explanation to the emblems of the kings.

 

*  Traditional proverbs with explanation.

 

*  Facts on Vodoun, and

 

*  Facts on the Twin cult

 

The book provides a fascinating peek into a culture so different from that of the West, and gives an important lesson on the past. The book is in both English and French and has rich illustrations in color.

 

Fact Sheet | Maps and Distances | History | Shopping | Vodoun | Slavery | Proverbs

Porto Novo | Cotonou | Ouidah | Ganvie | Abomey | Grand Popo | The North

Who is Martine? | CV Martine | Martine’s Book