Within an ever changing geopolitical landscape where we seeinter alia the rise of religious intolerance and sharp adjustments in economic eminence, the rise of China as a global force needs to be appreciated.

It is with this in mind that the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection undertook a study on the ‘Rise, decline and rise of China: searching for an organising philosophy’Preceded by a study on the rise and decline of the Mapungubwe society, this is part of MISTRA’s focus on the evolution of civilisations.

The main objective was to understand the complexities of the Chinese past in order to contextualise the economic and socio-political aspects of Africa and China in their interaction with each other.

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