Historical and contemporary perspectives on inequalities and well-being of Africans in China

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April 14, 2020


Adams Bodomo


This paper outlines a brief history of the African presence in China since the Tang era, indicating that Africans have mostly lived on the margins of the Chinese society. It then highlights the contemporary presence of Africans in China since the turn of the Millennium, showing that while African traders and students have demonstrated a lot of resilience, the story of Africans living at the margins of the Chinese society has not changed much.


Culture | Historical Context

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