Colonial Economic Development to the mid-1930s


Colonial Economic Development to the mid-1930s


This map shows the economic development of Africa from 1880 to 1939, indicating railways and sites of key resources and exports (listed as cocoa, coffee, cotton, groundnuts, palm products, rubber, sesame, copper, diamonds, gold, manganese, phosphates, radium, and tin).


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 1999. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien. (p. 207)


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Source: Philip’s Atlas of World History

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