Analyze and interpret the following quotation:"The confrontation of western civilization with other peoples whose values were often dramatically opposed to the west's...suggests that by the dawn of the 20th century, the tradition and sense of centeredness that had defined indigenous cultures for hundreds, thousands of years was either threatened or in the process of being destroyed. In the later 19th century, and early 20th, what would this "loss of centeredness" of culture have meant for a given cultural group? What impact of western or european culture have on Africa? What was Africa like prior to the late 20th century? How did it change as a result of European expansion? How is this change representative of what Sayre calls a "loss of centeredness?" Be sure to use specific examples and details.