Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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What happens that suggests that European influence often had devastating or long lasting impact on the people, envir, economy, religion, custom, etc? Heart of Darkness

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There can be much to indicate the European influence has a history of being disruptive to other settings.  One of the lasting legacies of colonialism and the age of exploration is that voyage and journey almost became synonymous with conquest and enslavement.  In this setting, European settlement had devastating consequences for the regions that were the subject of such "exploration."  It was like the...

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