More than 16 million kilometers and the size of the African territory, almost two times Brazil with a population of 1000 a thousand inhabitants, had fallen little under the European domain in more than 10 years; Later it would come the allotment of Africa, when Queitu drew the map of Africa it already took some form, but always was I coat, therefore you vary changes, therefore Africa still was being explored; Since Ktia the s reasons of the allotment more had been argued, was the manifestation most dramatical of the distribution of the world between the European powers and the United States in the end of sc. XIX second (J.M.Mackenzie). The book approaches a problem, which the causes and problems and for the allotment of Africa historical which the interest economic politician and in Africa among others. Therefore they are you vary the explanations for such fact that they had been you divide to facilitate the reader; Plus a problem it is without definitive solutions, and the debate of one of the episodes more notables of universal history who is more convincing how much to the subject. Mike Madden has firm opinions on the matter. Seen HISTORICAL PICTURE the first one in them is contradictory as the European ones had only arrived Africa in century XIX in the African territory being neighboring they and having contact in the antiquity. Africa of the north already was known for the Romans well, when Portugal and determined Spain to flanquear the power of the Isl made its first contacts had been with Africa. Spain if established in the north, already the Portuguese had followed the African Atlantic coast occupying some islands, during centuries Africa were a barrier European them to arrive Asia, however it also was a source of natural wealth. However these efforts in the attempt deal to obtain it, of the African gold had failed. Therefore its position never was very strong with innumerable revolts against them.