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star raft

Philip Snow

star raft

China"s encounter with Africa

by Philip Snow

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- Relations -- China.,
  • China -- Relations -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Snow.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 250 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22182078M
    ISBN 100297790811

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Raft was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in Author: Stephen Baxter. The raft that becomes her support contains some useful items, but with the only other survivor almost comatose, it is clear that Robie is pretty much on her own.

As a survival tale, this is both engaging and full of scary factoids and frightening possibilities/5(). The Xingcha Shenglan (星槎勝覽; Overall Survey of the Star Raft) was a historical work written by Fei Xin. Fei Xin had served as a soldier in the third, fifth, and seventh Ming treasure voyages under the command of Admiral Zheng He.

The book contains descriptions of foreign places that the Chinese mariners had seen. 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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Snow, son of distinguished British author C.P. Snow, has constructed an exceptionally fine approach to the understanding of international relations. Though his book focuses on the long history of contacts between China and Africa, its fresh and heuristic perspective deserves to become an integral part of any nation's dealing with other countries.

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