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Publishing in Africa: where are we now? Part One: Some spurious claims debunked

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Affiliations: 1: Hans M. Zell has been author, editor, and publisher on African topics for almost four decades. He has published several reference resources on Africa, African literature, and African studies, including The African Studies Companion: A Guide to Information Sources, currently in its 4th edition. He is the founding editor of the quarterly African Book Publishing Record, which he edited from 1975 to 2002. His most recent publication is Publishing, Books & Reading in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critical Bibliography, published in both print and online formats — and which is given an extensive review in this issue, in the preceding article, “A magnum opus on African publishing”, by Kelvin Smith.;, URL:


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