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date: 26 June 2019

Africa—Colonial 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Kenneth R. CurtisKenneth R. CURTIS

When technological advances made Africa’s interior readily accessible in the late nineteenth century, the nations of Europe raced to colonize the continent. Colonial administrations enticed or coerced Africans into producing goods for export, until native conscripts brought home the concept of “freedom” from World War II. The late twentieth century saw the end of colonial rule in Africa, yet its effects remain. ...

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