I doubt that 100 of africa would be owned by a state there are some parts that are just of little use to own like most of the sahara for a lot of history was just inhabited by nomads. There are two countries in africa considered by some scholars to never have been colonized.
Awesome swedish artist nikolaj cyon created a map of africa if it had not been colonized by europe upside down to reverse eurocentric bias.
Uncolonized africa map. Africa is just a really hard continent to unify given the geographical challenges. Map of alkebu lan and excerpts thereof reproduced by kind permission of nikolaj cyon. 10 maanden ago 10 maanden ago.
Recently this cool map below left by swedish artist nikolaj cyon has popped up in a few places including strange maps and africa is a country. Map of colonized africa in 1914. Whether it is called africa or alkebu lan.
In the latter part of the 19 th century european interest in africa grew. So native empires and kingdoms disintegrated into. The truth however is that brief periods of varying levels of foreign control during their early histories have left the question of whether liberia and ethiopia truly remained fully independent a subject of debate.
In 1867 king tewodros wrote a correspondence to queen victoria of england who never responded. Once upon a time europeans invaded the continent in a grand colonization of africa the result of which led to the scramble for africa and hence the partitioning or splitting up of africa by the invading powers to secure territories and avoid inter european conflict. A detailed look at an alternate continent.
Next map africa 1914. What is happening in africa in 1914ce. By the end of the invasion period roughly 90 of africa was colonized by european nations.
I got it from this link here. The story of africa as we know it today goes something like this. Ethiopia managed to remain uncolonized by europeans between 1880 and 1914 when european powers competed to invade and colonize the african continent.
With the discovery of quinine giving europeans resistance to malaria and therefore opening up the interior of sub saharan africa to them the continent suddenly became a potential sphere for commercial and. Now i m still hoping at some point to commission a. It shows one imaginative rendering of what africa might look like today had the continent never been colonized by europeans.
By tony 10 maanden ago 10 maanden ago. Map of colonized africa in 1914. Africa the cradle of human origin was home to several powerful ancient.