The Blacks of Premodern China
Don J. Wyatt
208 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 illus.
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4193-8 | $65.00 | £42.50
A volume in the Encounters with Asia series
The Blacks of Premodern China describes the earliest Chinese encounters with peoples regarded as black. It focuses on the first exposure of Chinese to blacks hailing from East Africa, chiefly from today's Somalia, Kenya, and Tanzania, who arrived in China as slaves between the seventh and seventeenth centuries C.E.
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