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The politics of publishing in South Africa

Author: Nicholas Evans; Monica Seeber
Publisher: London : Holger Ehling Pub. ; Scottsville : University of Natal Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Politics of Publishing in South Africa is the first analysis of the industry that provides a social and historical context as well as treating it as of strategic importance for the further development of society. Providing insights from top industry professionals, the book examines fields as divers as copyright, the development of an indigenous book publishing industry, policies of literacy and development of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Evans; Monica Seeber
ISBN: 0953726215 9780953726219 0869809873 9780869809877
OCLC Number: 45860254
Description: viii, 300 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Section 1. Media against apartheid : books, journals, magazines, newspapers. The politics of book publishing in South Africa : a critical overview / Phaswane Mpe & Monica Seeber --
Alternative publishing in South Africa in the 1970s and 1980s / Dick Cloete --
Publishing for the people : the alternative press 1980-1999 / Guy Berger --
Section 2. Language, writing, identity, publishing. From colonialism to democracy : writers and publishing in South Africa / Andries Oliphant --
Publishing and perishing : books, people and reading in African languages in South Africa / Nhlanhla Maake --
Section 3. Considerations for the future. Academic publishing in South Africa / Eve Gray --
'A textbook as cheap as a can of beer' : schoolbooks and public education in South Africa / Nicholas Evans --
'We will publish what you deem to be great' : a dialogue about trade publishing and its readers in South Africa / Nicholas Combrinck & Maggie Davey --
Transform, support, stimulate : professional development in the book publishing industry 1990-2000 / Laura Czerniewicz and Monica Seeber --
How digital technologies are transforming book publishing / Steve Kromberg --
Protecting the publishing industry : reprographic reproduction rights administration as strategy and tool for national book publishing development / Monica Seeber.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Evans & Monica Seeber.

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An overview of the development of the book publishing industry in South Africa. It examines related fields such as writing, the development of African languages and the different forms of publishing  Read more...

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