Partition of Africa 1880 – 1914


Partition of Africa, 1880 – 1914


“Before 1880, the European presence in Africa was largely the remains of early exploration by old imperialists and did not penetrate the heart of the continent. By 1914, the occupying powers included most large European states; only Liberia and Abyssinia remained independent.” [book] Second in a series of maps showing the change in colonial Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries.


Donald Kagan et al. The Western Heritage Since 1300. (p. 890)

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