Prophecy and Rebellion. Islamic World and Africa Taiping Rebellion in China. 1800-1900. Domination by Europeans. 19 th century witnesses an acceleration of European influence around the globe
Islamic World and Africa
Taiping Rebellion in China
Inspired by the zeal of Wahhabism, the House of Saud overran Mecca and Medina in 1803. An Egyptian army drove them out, but Wahhabism continued to draw supporters from across the Muslim World. It can be seen as the origins of Islamic fundamentalism today.