China's people and its companies are out for whatever is best for China, consequences be damned.
I say if you are interested in Sino-African relationship and in geo-political alignments please read this book.
Sixteen full pages of color photos in the middle of the book were unexpected and a complete delight.
This is a book written by French journalists who spent a year in a few African countries for personal interview with various China enterprises, private business, China... Read morePublished 12 months ago by David Ip
On the ground antidotes from "real people" were mixed, with some sharing insights but most were trivia. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lisa Broughton
I was wondering why we just gave out aid rather than really helping African countries with their infrastructure. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Zarathustra Goertzel
`China Safari - On the trail of Beijing's expansion in Africa' is no doubt an entertaining reading on an anecdotal level. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Tibor Kovacs
The research that these two have done on Chinese neo-colonialism is eye-opening to say the least. Every page makes you pause. Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by Raven
By now the world must surely know that the People's Republic of China has over the past three decades at least achieved a remarkable level of industrialization and a concomitant... Read morePublished on June 3, 2012 by Amazon Customer
China's emergence as a great power (and how it is likely to use its global power) has sparked a pointed debate with a range of opinions, from the triumphalist to the paranoid. Read morePublished on October 14, 2011 by Tarek Fouda
China's incursions into Africa are a hot topic these days. I found this book to be quite balanced, based as it is on the authors' travels to Africa and to China and interviews with... Read morePublished on July 26, 2011 by J. I. Uitto
China Safari is a fascinating, well-written expose on the role of Chinese public and private business in Africa. Read morePublished on October 19, 2010 by K G R