China and Africa

The recent growth in relations between China and the nations of Africa is one of the most important geopolitical phenomena of our time. China and Africa presents a unique, comprehensive view of this relationship. This monumental study, the first since the 1970s, examines China's ties with all of Africa's 54 countries.

China and Africa
A Century of Engagement

David H. Shinn and Joshua Eisenman

2012 | 544 pages | Cloth $69.95
Political Science
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Table of Contents

Foreword George T. Yu
1. Introduction
2. A Historical Overview of China-Africa Relations
3. Political Relations
4. Trade Relations
5. Investment and Assistance
6. Military and Security Ties and Peacekeeping Missions
7. Media, Education, and Cultural Relations and Ties with Chinese Communities in Africa
8. China's Relations with North Africa and the Sahel
9. China's Relations with East Africa, the Horn, and the Indian Ocean Islands
10. China's Relations with West and Central Africa
11. China's Relations with Southern Africa
12. Conclusion: Looking Forward

Appendix 1. Establishment of PRC Relations with African Countries
Appendix 2. Trade Between Africa and China, 1938-2010
Notes 383
Index 499
Acknowledgments 525