By Ian Taylor,Dominik Kopinski,Andrzej Polus

In trying to domesticate exterior relatives with African international locations, China has lengthy under pressure its normally shared roots with African international locations as a constructing kingdom instead of a Western kingdom, and as such the symbolic charm of China truly reverberates with many African elites who appear to glance on China as a good improvement version. although, it's going to be famous that this has now not been embraced completely by way of dictatorial or authoritarian regimes yet in truth China’s method of non-interference has struck a chord despite these democratically elected leaders in Africa. whereas such practices essentially gain African elites, it's continues to be uncertain that they achieve this for usual Africans, even though sustained research means that strength exists, albeit hampered via the modalities of governance at the continent.

This ebook brings jointly specialists at the subject to throw mild on a few of the extra contentious features of the relationship.

This booklet was once released as a unique factor of the Journal of up to date African Studies.

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