09.21.2011 (Intro to African History)

09.21.2011(Intro - (19001960s LegitimateCommerce/Colonialism/PostColonial ColonialEconomies 1 TradingCompanies: foremploymentor 2

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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 
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