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Did the Europeans benefit economically from the scramble for Africa?

To focus on a specific example, whole countries in Southern Africa were built/founded/stolen by people like Cecil Rhodes, but bands of free-booting adventurers are not to be compared to "the ...
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Did the Europeans benefit economically from the scramble for Africa?

A number of valid objections to the question have been raised in the comments. To summarize, many different European countries and actors participated in the Scramble For Africa in diverse ways. What ...
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Did European elites train natives from colonial lands to help spread western values?

The practise existed in British ruled India. The British administration decided, despite the Indians request for education in technology and the sciences, to educate them in English literature. In ...
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Did the Europeans benefit economically from the scramble for Africa?

The Europeans went west to the Americas. They imported slaves from Africa for two centuries in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. These European immigrants benefited immensely from the "scramble of ...
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Did European elites train natives from colonial lands to help spread western values?

This practice certainly existed. Within french colonialism: French colonial officials, influenced by the revolutionary ideal of equality, standardized schools, curricula, and teaching methods as much ...
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