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In "Conquest and development" Mark Dike DeLancey investigates the palace structure of northern Cameroon, a zone that was once conquered within the early 19th century by means of essentially semi-nomadic, pastoralist, Muslim, Ful e forces and included because the biggest emirate of the Sokoto Caliphate. Palace structure is taken into account at the start as political in nature, and for that reason as responding not just to the desires and expectancies of the conquerors, but additionally to these of the principally sedentary, agricultural, non-Muslim conquered peoples who constituted the bulk inhabitants. within the means of reconciling the cultures of those a number of components, new architectural varieties and native identities have been constructed."

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