19th Century Imperialism In The 19th And 20th Century

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Register to read the introduction… The imperialism of the 19th and 20th centuries is known as “empire for empires sake” which had came to be an aggressive competition. It was almost the same thing as the mini wars in Africa. The poor inhabitants were fighting for the homes and lives, while the soldiers came in and stole it from them. As stated “They were dying slowly – It was very clear. They were not enemies, they were not criminals, and they were nothing earthly now.” (20) This shows the insane war that went on between the inhabitants and the incoming seamen. The damage that these men have caused is clear, they have come in and instilled this “darkness” or compared to imperialism and it is costing these people their lives. Like the people of the 19th and 20th century people have become objects, not real people. People were being disposed of so easily. When people were not being looked at as humans and to be cared for. They were simple playthings. People became mad because imperialism in the book. And it seems that the land that they travel on have become mad as well. The vegetation has died off and it has become almost inhabitable. “Going up that river is like traveling back to the earliest beginnings of that world, when vegetation rioted on the earth and the big trees were kings.” (41) This was not a good state for the continent or civilization. It destroyed the civilization and people, which is mirrored in Europe through the 19th and 20th

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