3 edition of China in Africa found in the catalog.
China in Africa
|Other titles||China brief.|
|Statement||edited by Arthur Waldron|
|Contributions||Jamestown Foundation (Washington, D.C.)|
|LC Classifications||DS740.5.A34 C44 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xl, 188 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||188|
|LC Control Number||2011278302|
The stories that China was now a “land grabber” in Africa seemed to make sense. After all, China has 9 percent of the world’s arable land, 6 percent of its water and over 20 percent of its : Deborah Bräutigam. In the s, China owned the greatest seagoing fleet in the world, up to 3, ships at its peak. (The U.S. Navy today has only ). Some of them were five times the size of the ships being.
China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know(R) is a concise introduction to the most astonishing economic growth story of the last three decades. In the s China was an impoverished backwater, In the s China was an impoverished backwater,. As this book illustrates, this evolving symbiosis could be the making of Africa, the poorest and most troubled continent, while it further powers China’s expansive economic : Robert I. Rotberg.
CHINA SAFARI: ON THE TRAIL OF BEIJING’S EXPANSION IN AFRICA By Serge Michel and Michel Beuret Nation Books, $, pages, illus. REVIEWED BY GREG HOULE. It is well known that since China. Modern relations between Africa and China commenced during the s. This Cold War-era poster carries the slogan "Chairman Mao is the great savior of the revolutionary peoples of the world" and an illustration of African freedom fighters reading a copy of Mao's little book of quotations.
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Alden's page well-written book--China in Africa--captures the emerging relationship between Africa and the nascent Asian economic superpower. This engaging study seeks to determine whether the emerging relationship between China and Africa will be one of a development partner, economic competitor or new by: It provides critical and relevant information for understanding the strategic drivers, trends, and the potential impact of China in Africa.
The book covers Chinese soft and hard power, energy and arms relations, and China's relations with individual African countries: Angola, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Zambia, and : Paperback. China and Africa: A Century of Engagement presents a comprehensive view of the relationship between this powerful Asian nation and the countries of Africa.
This book, the first of its kind to be published since the s, examines all facets of China's relationship with each of the fifty-four African by: "The book tells a sweeping tale of Chinas engagement in Africa since the early s, providing an important reminder that the recent trends in Sino-African relations have not turned up out of the blue (as alarmist media reports often portray) but rather have a significant ularly strong in addressing the question of what the Chinese are doing in their new wave of aid and economic cooperation across Africa Cited by: In vivid first-person reportage, French explores this momentous phenomenon, while challenging assumptions about China and Chinese immigrants The book will appeal to students of China and Africa, and anyone interested in the shifting contours of the global economy and its /5().
The book covers Chinese soft and hard power, energy and arms relations, and China’s relations with individual African countries: Angola, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan. China and Africa: A Century of Engagement presents a comprehensive view of the relationship between this powerful Asian nation and the countries of Africa.
This book, the first of its kind to be published since the s, examines all facets of China's relationship with each of the fifty-four African nations.
It reviews the history of China's relations with the continent, looking back past the establishment of the Cited by: China needs what Africa has for long-term economic and political stability. Over a third of China's oil comes from Africa, as does 20% of the country’s cotton.
The Chinese corporations are trying to turn Africa into another Chinese continent. They are squeezing Africa for everything it is worth.
This is the view several African politicians have. The Zambian politician Michael Sata was one of them. At least he was before being elected President of Zambia. 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.5/5(1). China and Africa: A Century of Engagement presents a comprehensive view of the relationship between this powerful Asian nation and the countries of Africa.
This book, the first of its kind to be published since the s, examines all facets of China's relationship with each of the fifty-four African nations. It reviews the history of China's relations with the continent, looking back past the establishment of the People's. is a platform for academics to share research papers.
The chapters in the second part of the book systematically examine China's relationships with Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. The book. These issues are succinctly -explained in Alden's China in Africa. The book examines the response of African elites and local- communities to Chinese foreign policy and presence in Africa.
It focuses in particular on the influence of African regime typology and political economy as guides to comprehending their reactions to emergent China/5(6).
'A useful analysis of China’s increasing economic role in Africa.' Chartist 'Alden's book answers the need for a measured review of China-Africa relations. Alden combines judicious analysis with a balanced, authoritative survey of the context and nature of current relations' 'Unlike those commentators who have rushed to pronounce and prescribe, he captures the rich potential and sense of dynamism that China.
Buy The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa Reprint by Brautigam, Deborah (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(34). According to Melanie Yap and Daniel Leong Man in their book "Colour, Confusions and Concessions: the History of Chinese in South Africa", Chu Ssu-pen, a Chinese mapmaker, in had southern Africa drawn on one of his maps.
China then was looking for allies in Africa to establish a counter balance weight to Soviet hegemony and western imperialism. The relationship with Africa plummeted in the s when China shifted its focus to domestic economy development.
Contrary to what many might think, China did not foist itself on African government like theFile Size: KB. Professor Brautigam regularly advises international agencies and governments on China-Africa economic engagement.
Her newest book, Will Africa Feed China?, was published in by Oxford University Press. It focuses on the question of “land grabs”, food security, and Chinese agribusiness investment in Africa.
Though China loaned a whopping $bn on the continent between andresearchers at the China Africa Research Initiative found most of this was spent addressing Africa Author: Nick Van Mead.
This book investigates the expanding involvement of China in security cooperation in Africa. Drawing on leading and emerging scholars in the field, the volume uses a combination of analytical insights and case studies to unpack the complexity of security challenges confronting China and the continent.
Aubrey Hruby, co-founder of the Africa Expert Network and co-author of the book The Next Africa: An Emerging Continent Becomes a Global Powerhouse, also believes there are several myths to clear up about China’s presence in Africa.“China and Africa: A new paradigm of global business is a comprehensive collection covering a broad range of political, historical and economic accounts in the field of China–Africa relations.
book is recommended to a wide readership, ranging from students to policymakers with backgrounds in international relations, anthropology and history, among others.
serves as a valuable tool.