Colonial asia map 1914. It might seem a little strange to understand that despite being on europes doorstep africa was the continent that with a few exceptions was pretty much left to last on the imperial check list. This vast area is situated east of the indian subcontinent and south of china. History of southeast asia. The french colonial empire constituted the overseas colonies protectorates and mandate territories that came under french rule from the 16th century onward.
A multimedia atlas of world history with animated historical maps. From its beginnings in the early 1600s through the great expansion of the late 19th century the french overseas empire was formed more by the agencies and stimulation of the state church and armed forces than by the initiation of the business community. Colonial exploration and conquest in africa. The history of external colonisation of africa can be divided into two stages.
Africa and the world. It consists of a continental projection and a string of archipelagoes to the south and east of the mainland. Classical antiquity and european colonialism. African politics and government and module fifteen.
History of southeast asia from prehistoric times to the contemporary period. Europe before world war one 1914 although the community of european nations in the early 20th century still conformed in part to the boundaries established by the congress of vienna in 1815 it had undergone a number of changes in the intervening years the profoundest of which were most evident in the south western region of the continent. The map as history. Learn more about the region in this article.
Africa and its geography module nine. This activity discusses colonialism in africa. July 23 austrians present a humiliating ultimatum to the serbian government amounting to austrian intervention in serbias internal affairs. In popular parlance discussions of colonialism in africa usually focus on the european conquests that resulted in the scramble for africa after the berlin conference in the 19th century.