Wyatt Don J. puts emphasis on letting the readers know and understand about the African presence in pre-modern China. ‘The Blacks of pre-modern China’ attracts its attention in terms of both content and style.
The pre-modern Chinese described a big part of peoples encountering as “black.” Their neighbors, specifically the Malayans were the ones that most frequently encountered with this issue. As the mid-imperial times came, the Chinese began to replace the original Asian blacks with the slaves coming from the African areas. The author illustrates the story of the China’s interaction with African blacks in the pre-modern society.
Nevertheless, a question arises regarding Wyatt's discussion of slavery in China. The question is that not all