{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

09.21.2011 (Intro to African History)

09.21.2011 (Intro to African History) - (19001960s...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
09/21/2011 Introduction to African History Africa in the World Economy (1900-1960s)  Legitimate Commerce/Colonialism/Post-Colonial Colonial Economies 1. Trading Companies: Lands that Europeans wouldn’t inhabit but would use  for employment or  2. Concession regimes: Colonial power given thousands of square miles of  land to use. Pay the gov’t tax.  3. Settler (Colonial empire would move in, if the place was habitable for  them, and displace the peoples there, to make that land their home) E.j.:  Kenya (Northern Rhodesia) was supposed to be a white man’s land; Many  people also went to Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia) and South  Africa. Europeans avoided very tropical and hot climate areas, would  usually go there for employment or to get land for close to nothing. South  Africa, and Southern and Northern Rhodesia were ruled by the British and  Algeria ruled by the French. All very rich in minerals and soil. 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}