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Gando School and Library

  • John A. Flannery
  • Karen M. Smith

Abstract

In Africa, a library project can be defined as any method of placing books into the hands of a population aspiring to learn. From Karen Blixen’s school for ‘her Kikuyu’ in Kenya, to the prestigious, originally bookless, library of Alexandria in 21st century Egypt, the questions of, how to increase literacy, and introduce literature, to the population of the African continent has long been debated.

Keywords

African Continent Artisanal Skill Local Clay Transitional Space Library Project 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • John A. Flannery
    • 1
  • Karen M. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Boston Spa MediaLeedsUK

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