Coming Soon:India in Africa: Changing Geographies of Power

By on March 3, 2010

Edited by Emma Mawdsley, Gerard McCann

In line with its rise as a significant global player, India’s growing interactions with various African countries call for detailed analysis of the Asian giant’s influence and its relations with the African continent.
Drawing on a collection of case studies written by African, Indian and Western commentators, India in Africa focuses on four inter-related areas of trade & investment, geopolitics & diplomacy, development cooperation, and identity & citizenship. While analysts have begun to examine China’s relationship to Africa in progressively greater depth, knowledge and analysis of India’s role in Africa remains limited.
India’s growing confidence as a global player demands close analysis of emerging shifts in economic and diplomatic centres of gravity, leading India in Africa’s contributors to ask whether India’s relations with Africa represent ties that bind or binds that tie.

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