Answer to Question #177988 in History for Pretty

Question #177988

For what reasons did Europeans keep visiting the shores of southern africa between the 1480s and the 1620s, despite sometimes encountering significant opposition from the local Khoesan people?


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2021-04-06T08:36:17-0400

The Europeans were interested in silver, gold, ivory and other mineral resources of the eastern African interior. Prazo system of landholding gave the Europeans a chance to keep visiting the Southern Africa thus emerging winners. Europeans dominated the trade exits from the coast and had established fortresses and trade fairs along the Zambezi and on the plateau, where Africans came to exchange ivory and gold for beads and cloth.


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