The book in africa critical debates is the third title in palgrave macmillans wide ranging new series new directions in book history in a decade when scholars have begun to look beyond the western and predominantly white print culture to push forward the former boundaries of the field this new volume edited by caroline davis and david . Throughout it seeks to frame individual case studies in ways that resonate with critical debates in african book history throughout the continent studies of the book in africa to date have been dominated by the histories of how european missionaries colonial administrators and traders brought the book and literacy to africa. 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 throughout it seeks to frame individual case studies in ways that resonate with critical debates in african book history throughout the continent. 2015 the book in africa critical debates the critical imagination in african literature essays in honour of michael jc echeruo journal of postcolonial writing ahead of print doi 101080 1744985520151110366. The book is in three parts structured around three broad critical debates part one from script to print examines the complex transitions between oral manuscript and print cultures challenging what constitutes a book and a reader 6 through case studies from the cape colony morocco ethiopia and mali
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