v, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
9781568584263 alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-294) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Rolling out the red carpet for the dark continent: the China-Africa summit, Beijing, November 2006 How the Chinese found their wild west and called it Nigeria Clear felling in Congo: the Chinese timber trade in the world's second largest rainforest A short history of Afro-Chinese relations, 1421-2008 Trouble governing? Outsource to China! Uranium mania in the Sahara An invasion of junk For sale: weapons for dictators (made in China) Gaining ground in Sudan Oil above all The new great game between America and China could be headed for collision in the most unlikely of places: Africa Angola: not all Chinese dreams come true Zambia: first hints of a Chinese failure in Africa.