The star raft

China"s encounter with Africa
  • 250 Pages
  • 2.47 MB
  • English
Weidenfeld & Nicolson , New York
Africa -- Relations -- China, China -- Relations -- A



StatementPhilip Snow.
LC ClassificationsDT38.9.C5 S56 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 250 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2525120M
ISBN 101555841848
LC Control Number88000189

Community Reviews. The author, sole child of C.P. Snow and nephew of Philip Albert Snow, has written a history of Chinese relations with Africa from the period of their exploration of its east coast in the fifteenth century to the time of publication/5.

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The star raft: China's encounter with Africa. [Philip Snow] -- Snow has undertaken the difficult task of tracing Sino-African relations from the earliest times to the present.

A paucity of information on the period prior to the voyages of the Star Fleets of the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Chinese Columbus --The advent of the celestial --The Chinese as missionary --Idealism versus statecraft --The poor help the poor --Bridging the Title.

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