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Let me add one more reason: when the discovery age began, large parts of Africa was already "colonized" by the Muslims.
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Africans also offered military resistance and they did in fact defeat European armies on numerous occasions. Often times Europeans were relegated to the status of vassals to African kings, who confined them to small coastal enclaves. It wasn't until the Europeans developed the maxim machine gun and other advanced weapons that they were able to do anything in ...
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