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The Book in Africa: Critical Debates

Davis, Caroline and Johnson, David eds. (2015). The Book in Africa: Critical Debates. New Directions in Book History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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This volume present new research and critical debates in African book history, and brings together a range of disciplinary perspectives by scholars in the subject. It includes case studies from across Africa -- from Ethiopia to Cameroon, from Morocco to South Africa -- and from third-century manuscript traditions to twenty-first-century internet communications. The volume frames individual case studies in ways that resonate with critical debates in African book history throughout the continent.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2015 Selection, introduction and editorial content Caroline Davis and David Johnson, 2015 Individual chapters, contributors
ISBN: 1-137-40161-3, 978-1-137-40161-8
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetBritish Academy
Not SetNot SetThe Open University (OU)
Not SetNot SetOxford Brookes University
Keywords: cultural and media studies; African culture; African studies; African literature; language and linguistics; sociology; sociology of culture and the media; literature; African literature; cultural theory
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
History of Books and Reading (HOBAR)
Item ID: 42618
Depositing User: David Johnson
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2015 15:11
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:47
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