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China's Second Continent How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa

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ISBN-10: 0307956989

ISBN-13: 9780307956989

Edition: 2014

Authors: Howard W. French

List price: $33.00
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From the prize-winning investigative reporter: a trenchant, immersive account of the burgeoning Chinese presence in Africa-a developing empire already shaping the future of the world's incipient superpower and its fastest growing continent.Former New York Times bureau chief in Africa and China, Howard W. French is uniquely positioned to tell the story of this seismic geopolitical development. Through meticulous on-the-ground reporting, French draws a nuanced portrait of China's economic, political, and human presence across the African continent. We meet a broad spectrum of China's dogged emigrant population, from those singlehandedly reshaping African infrastructure, commerce, and even…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/20/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Howard W. French wrote from Africa for The Washington Post and The New York Times. At the Times, he was bureau chief in Central America and the Caribbean, West and Central Africa, Japan, and China. He is the recipient of two Overseas Press Club awards and a two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee. The author of A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa, he has written for The Atlantic, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and Rolling Stone, among other national publications. He is on the faculty of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in New York.