-Ethiopia defeated Italy in battle in 1896.These three seemed to have escaped being conquered outright during the new Imperialism. How did it happen?
Siam and Persia still had "influence" zones but yes they did avoid ultimate conquest. A lot of it was simply a lack of tons of focus from Europe like with Africa. As for Ethiopia, you could argue that their conquest in 1935 by Italy still counts.These three seemed to have escaped being conquered outright during the new Imperialism. How did it happen?
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