04. Colonialism

Colonialism followed slavery in Africa and the Americas, incorporating colonized people into the European political economy and military. Yet, people resisted these regimes at every turn.

A total of 32 currencies appear

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the exhibition 

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French West Africa, 50 Franc (Front)

Colonialism Front: Semi naked females and bearded men in front of church Date of Issue: 10.9.1947 Identifier: FWA-39