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future of African indigenous publishing

Elieshi Lema

future of African indigenous publishing

report of the Dag hammarskjold Foundation seminar held at Arusha, Tanzania, March 25th-28th, 1996

by Elieshi Lema

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

For publication in the Bellagio Publishing Network newsletter.

Statementby Elieshi Lema.
The Physical Object
Pagination9 leaves
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17473802M

  African publishing houses, like anywhere in the world, vary between physical and digital, ones that focus on fiction or non-fiction, adult or children’s literature. She was an eminent writer and cultural activist, and is credited with coming up with the idea of an indigenous publishing house as early as Afram was born out of her own. The thrust of this paper is to heighten awareness, stimulate new thoughts and generate discussion on the wealth of indigenous knowledge. African researchers need to persist in developing and using alternative methods of studying our reality and refrain from sticking to the research pathways mapped out by Western methodologies, within which many have been by:

The African Publishers Network (APNET) was formed in to promote indigenous publishing in Africa. APNET brings together national publishers associations from 45 countries in Africa. (Tainie Mundondo – [email protected])Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association (ZBPA) is the national trade association.. ZimCopy is a collecting society that administers the economic rights of creators and. The book reflects on Africa's past and present, addressing anxieties about the future through the epistemological lens of literature. The contributors peep ahead from a backward glance. They dissect the trend and tenor of politics and their impact on the socio-cultural and economic development of the continent as portrayed in imaginative.

(shelved 4 times as indigenous-fiction) avg rating — 1, ratings — published African Books Collective African Heritage Press African Heritage Press is a fast growing Publishing Company, with vested interest in quality creative writing on Africa and the Diaspora. Determined to use Literature African Minds Publishers.


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