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China in Africa

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Nowhere in the world is China's rapid rise to power more evident than in Africa. From multi-billion dollar investments in oil and minerals to the influx of thousands of merchants, laborers and cheap consumer goods, China's economic and political reach is redefining Africa's traditional ties with the international community. This book investigates the emerging relationship ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Zed Books
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Feb 09, 2017 Steve rated it it was ok
A technical and analytical look at the rapidly growing influence of China in Africa, economic and otherwise, this book is short and full of data. I appreciate the academic approach to this topic; it seems that most of what I come across to read on this theme, from my Western-centric media consumption habit, is in passing, shallow and frequently inflammatory. Alden presents a well-supported overview of China’s impacts on Africa, as well as exploring the various motivations for this natural expans ...more
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Jun 08, 2009 Jordin rated it it was ok
Some interesting insight into what is taking place rather quietly, out of Western scrutiny, but a pretty dry read.
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Oct 10, 2010 Donna O rated it liked it
Very insightful to the Chinese-African Relations
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Chris Alden is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of International Relations at the LSE. He has researched and published on Asian-African relations for over fifteen years. He has previously taught at the University of Witwatersrand, and held research fellowships at the University of Tokyo, the Ecole Normale Superieure and the University of Cambridge.
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