Map of Europe’s Tribes (52 BC) Reply

This is more or less the map of indigenous Europe before the Romanization period. A problem with much contemporary anti-imperialist or post-colonialist thought is that it tends to limit its analysis to the early modern period and beyond, i.e. the “age of exploration” through the postwar period. However, the history of Western colonialism really starts with the Romans and begins in Europe and the Mediterranean.

Map of Europe's Tribes

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