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Dynamics of Japan's Relations with Africa: South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria [NOOK Book]

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This is the first book to examine in-depth Japan's relations with Africa. Japan's dependence on raw materials from South Africa made it impossible for Tokyo in the 1970s and 1980s to support other African states in their fight against the minority government and its policy of apartheid. Kweku Ampiah's detailed analysis of Japan's political, economic and diplomatic relations with sub-Saharan Africa from 1974 to the early 1990s makes it clear that Japan was lukewarm in the struggle against apartheid. Case studies ...
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Dynamics of Japan's Relations with Africa: South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria

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Overview

This is the first book to examine in-depth Japan's relations with Africa. Japan's dependence on raw materials from South Africa made it impossible for Tokyo in the 1970s and 1980s to support other African states in their fight against the minority government and its policy of apartheid. Kweku Ampiah's detailed analysis of Japan's political, economic and diplomatic relations with sub-Saharan Africa from 1974 to the early 1990s makes it clear that Japan was lukewarm in the struggle against apartheid. Case studies of Tanzania and Nigeria dissect Japan's trade, aid and investment policies in sub-Saharan Africa more widely.
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Table of Contents

Series editorßs preface
List of tables and figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Glossary of abbreviations and Japanese terms, and note on the text
1 Introduction 1
2 The historical dimensions of Japan's relations with sub-Saharan Africa 34
3 South Africa: strategic raw materials and Japan's economic security 67
4 Japanese investment in Nigeria: ignoring the resource potential 104
5 Voting for economic security: Japan and the apartheid debate at the UNGA 140
6 Japanese aid to Tanzania: an assessment of the political marketing of Japan in Africa 171
7 Conclusion 196
Appendices 207
Bibliography 215
Index 230
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