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    • China's Second Continent

    • How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
    • By: Howard W. French
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An exciting, hugely revealing account of China’s burgeoning presence in Africa - a developing empire already shaping, and reshaping, the future of millions of people. A prizewinning foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai and in West and Central Africa, Howard French is uniquely positioned to tell the story of China in Africa. Through meticulous on-the-ground reporting, French crafts a layered investigation of astonishing depth and breadth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • IMPORTANT READING

    • By gail foster on 11-17-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Everything Under the Heavens

    • How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power
    • By: Howard W. French
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Hormann
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For many years after its reform and opening in 1978, China maintained an attitude of false modesty about its ambitions. That role, reports Howard French, has been set aside. China has asserted its place among the global heavyweights, revealing its plans for pan-Asian dominance by building its navy, increasing territorial claims to areas like the South China Sea, and diplomatically bullying smaller players.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye Opening

    • By Richard E Hartley on 09-14-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • A Continent for the Taking

    • The Tragedy and Hope of Africa
    • By: Howard W. French
    • Narrated by: Mirron E. Willis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In A Continent for the Taking, Howard W. French, a veteran correspondent for The New York Times, gives a compelling firsthand account of some of Africa's most devastating recent history. While he captures the tragedies that have repeatedly befallen Africa's peoples, French also opens our eyes to the immense possibility that lies in Africa's complexity, diversity, and myriad cultural strengths.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A story to pay your attention to

    • By George on 04-30-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Plunder of Africa

    • By: Howard W. French
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Discussions about the fate of Africa have long had a cyclical quality. That is especially the case when it comes to the question of how to explain the region’s persistent underdevelopment.

    Regular price: $1.95