China and Africa: A Century of Engagement, the new book by David H. Shinn and Joshua Eisenman, is as comprehensive as its title suggests. This book, the first of its kind to be published since the 1970s, examines all facets of China’s relationship with each of the fifty-four African nations. Selecting just five facts from this detailed study was a bit of a challenge, but nowhere near as labor-intensive as Shinn and Eisenman’s research.
China and Africa: A Century of EngagementDavid H. Shinn and Joshua Eisenman 544 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 illus. Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4419-9 | $69.95 | £45.50… READ MORE
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