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The Frontier Story

Understanding the existence and consequences on the various frontiers that arose from the movements of Europeans to Africa, Australasia and North America.

When Europeans left their shores in their millions in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to settle in faraway Africa, Australasia and North America, they ushered in a new era of global history. The frontier regions that arose from these movements were spaces where people of different backgrounds – cultural, economic, political – encountered, cooperated and competed with one another.