Chinese – African educational issues, the first half of 1960s (based on the «African Student in China» diary)

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The article analyses the notes of the «African Student in China» using it as a source of data on Chinese-African cooperation in the field of education in the first half of the 1960s. The article contains a review of the main issues outlined by the author: the structure of the Chinese higher education system; the living standards of the students (both foreigners and natives); mutual perceptions; personal opinions of the foreigners on the «Great Leap Forward» policy. The article also provides for some statistics on the number of African students in PRC. Based on that data the conclusion is made, describing the readiness of the parties for cooperation in the named field in the beginning of the 60s.

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A Vladimirovna Mineeva

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

World History Chair


Copyright (c) 2013 Минеева А.В.

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