Holy Land Independent Nation States Question Description What accounts for the rather late …

Holy Land Independent Nation StatesQuestion Description What accounts for the rather late emergence of African countries as independent nation-states? Is there something peculiar about Africa that delayed its drive for independence? Why has the Arab-Israeli conflict been so persistent? What religious and cultural factors have contributed to the persistent state of unrest in the Middle East and, in particular, in what some people refer to as the Holy Land?300 word count. 2 references.