China's Second Continent - Part Three: Chapter Ten Summary & Analysis

Howard W. French
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French was the first American that Hou Zuecheng met with in Namibia. In his own words he had been a real nobody in China. Now in Africa he was a rich man. Hou and his Chinese workers boasted that they were hard working and earned their success. Namibia was largely a desert and only sparsely populated. However, there were at least 10,000 Chinese residents, the largest number in all the other nations. Most of the Chinese workers wanted to return to China and were in Africa merely to make money. There were no social or emotional ties. Chou claimed that it was the white people, the smallest minority in Africa, who hated the Chinese and influenced the blacks to dislike them as well. The Chinese were a good fit for Namibia. They had an old saying that said to leap forward in...

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