4 Answered Questions for the topic Africa
Number of Eastern Africa countries?
Are Rwanda and Burundi part of "Eastern Africa countries" or "East African countries". Some sources are differing.
Was African slave trade ever directed towards Europe? If not, why?
The capture, shipping and sale of African slaves was most famously directed towards the colonies of European empires in the Americas, where they were put to work on plantations and other harsh,... more
What was the impetus for some African nations to participate in the slave trade?
I know that some African nations participated in the slave trade by providing captured enemies as slaves to Europeans, but what are some of the reasons they did? Was it simply a new economic... more
Did the Romans see Africa as a black continent? Was there a perception of a divide between Africa and Europe?
Nowadays the Western world perceives Africa as the continent of the black people and hence a standard African person as a black individual. How did the people in the Roman empire perceive the... more