Beautiful book! It is great to read a book about China that is fair.
Frankly, I find some parts of the book dry, too academic for a casual reader. Read more
good deal but where is the paper cover outside the hardcover?Published 20 days ago by Long Yingxian
A bit long winded, but worth the read in the end. Excellent
Definitely an authority on a difficult subject that could have serious consequences for Africa.
Anyone who wants to learn about the role of China in Africa needs to read this book. China's use of soft power to expand it's trade with the new nations of the no longer 'Dark... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Richard Eaton
This is a very informative reading accompanied by several years of both research and experience in Africa. Read morePublished 12 months ago by muthee witu
This book is notable for having something that most books on China seem to be lacking these days, original research. Read morePublished 13 months ago by James B
This was so well written. It helped me know enough to give a presentation to a small group along with other research.Published 15 months ago by Darlene
Headline NYTimes 3/31/13: Sino- African Relations
China's inroads to Africa alarm the West.
Deborah Brautigam's book is an outstanding study in the advantages the... Read more
I was looking for a credible source for a positive view of China's contribution to Africa and found it in this book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Steve Maxwell