The unfortunate events surrounding the colonization of the african continent by the europeans in voy

The unfortunate events surrounding the colonization of the african continent by the europeans in voy

For example, Sadik el-Mueyyed classified the local inhabitants of Abyssinia under several categories. VI ac uj l Conclusion z Considering the O t t o m a n travel literature regarding Africa, one may conclude that there are similarities and differences between O t t o m a n and European perceptions of Africa. H e wrote that "Tripoli had a meaning for those living in Istanbul as horrible as the frightful and gloomy pris- on cells on the ground floors of inquisition dungeons and old castles of 48 Azmzade Sadik el-Mueyyed, Afrika Sahrd-yi Kebiri'nde Seyahat, The 7th-9th centuries were a period of significant change to the history of sub-Saharan Africa. Palabiyik, Mustafa Serdar. Tanzimattan Beri Edebiyat Antolojisi. Decolonization and the legacy of the colonizers. While some of the Christian and Jewish heritage is still visible in Northern Africa, actual followers of those religions have become few and far between and Islam is culturally very dominant from Egypt to Morocco and south to Sudan and the northern parts of Nigeria. In other words, the European quarters " were defined as embodiments of civilization, while in the non-European quarters such a quality was said not to exist at all. Although this expansion would reach its zenith in the last quarter of the century, as Roy Bridges has indi- cated, the travelogues on Africa began to create a "frame of reference" justifying the European encroachment on the continent on the basis of bringing civilization to an "uncivilized" space.

Ottoman travelers, either indirectly or directly, accused the O t - toman central administration of not dealing properly with these regions. The oldest homo sapiens remains to date are aboutyears old and were found in Ethiopia but there are also hints that Homo sapiens may have been present earlier in Southern Africa.

During the 13thth centuries, many of these early kingdoms were replaced with new empires, chief among them the Mali in Mali, Guinea, and SenegalKongo in Angola, Gabon, Republic of the Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo, capital in M'banza-Kongoand later Songhay in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger, capital GaoAshanti in Ghana, capital in Kumasi and a plethora of small, single-ethnicity kingdoms and city-states sprouted.

These two parallel developments, the colonial penetration into Africa and the relative modernization of African urban space, created a contradictory narrative in the O t t o m a n travelogues on 15 Leila Roivunen, Visualizing Africa in the Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts London: Routledge, 2 0 0 92.

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Yiizyil Sonu ve XX. Accordingly, upon the request of the British government, which wanted to end religious hostilities among the Javanese Muslim com- munity of Cape Town, the O t t o m a n Sultan Abdiilaziz sent Ebubekir Efendi, a religious scholar from Baghdad, to the region.

Egypt would come under the rule of one of his generals after Alexander's death and under the Ptolemaic dynasty, Alexandria became one of the leading centres of Jewish, Greek and Egyptian philosophy and culture.

This perception resulted in the production of several accounts very close to an Orientalist discourse.

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Musavver Hindistan Seyahdtndmesi. Avrupa Risalesi. D dissertation, Middle East Technical University, H e wrote that "Tripoli had a meaning for those living in Istanbul as horrible as the frightful and gloomy pris- on cells on the ground floors of inquisition dungeons and old castles of 48 Azmzade Sadik el-Mueyyed, Afrika Sahrd-yi Kebiri'nde Seyahat, Apart from this general conception of Africa, the representation of European colonialism on this continent was another significant theme in O t t o m a n travelogues.

In the early 17th century, the Dutch fought the Portuguese to win control of most of their West and Central African ports, some of which for example, Luanda would be retaken later, and established a couple dozen forts of their own, notably at Goree Island in Dakar and at the Cape of Good Hope—a port they hoped to use for trade routes to East Asia and which has become modern-day Cape Town.

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Osmanh Seyyahlanmn Gbzuyle Avrupa. Anonymous author. Yiizyil Sonu ve XX. T h e fields were properly cultivated, even the soil was more fertile. It concludes that the travelers es- tablished paradoxical accounts regarding the implications of European colonialism for Africa and the ethnic taxonomy of the African people. Cami Bey was a patriotic nationalist in the sense that he devoted himself to preserving the territorial integrity of the empire through a clear demarcation of the O t t o m a n African borders. In describing inter- tribal clashes in the Saharan Desert, he portrayed the local tribes with regard to their physiognomic characteristics: W h e n the white but dark-skinned, hawk-nosed, black-eyed Arab bedouin encounters a long and slim, bright-looking and black Tibu, whose long face, however, demonstrates that he belongs to the white race in Hamedeh, lightning flashes in the eyes of both and only the rifles of the military headquarters in the vicinity prevents them to j u m p down each other's throats. After his return to Istanbul, he published his memoirs as a travelogue entitled Utnitburnu Seyahatndmesi T h e Travelogue of the Cape of G o o d H o p e. They could not deny the necessity of modernization; benefitting from the avails of civili- zation required the transfer of European material development into the "underdeveloped" regions of the world, such as Africa. In doing so, they developed the category of "pre-modern" to distinguish themselves from the back- ward components of the empire as Makdisi has argued , and conflated the ideas of modernity and colonialism as a means of survival in a hostile world as Deringil has argued. Cograjya-yi Afrika.
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