, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 216–219 | Cite as

Integrating the book into African development

  • Kalu K. Oyeoku
Elements for a Dossier: Reading Today


The questions raised in this article are difficult to solve, but it is necessary, in the interests of the developing nations, to take a hard look at their publishing industries and the state of the book. For most of them, fortunately, book publishing patterns have not become so firmly entrenched that they cannot be changed for the better. They may wish to seize the opportunity of International Book Year to re-examine their book development programmes.


Development Programme Publishing Industry Book Publishing African Development Publishing Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kalu K. Oyeoku
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  1. 1.University of NigeriaNigeria

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