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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9

A Real Cultural Revolution

Author: Per I. Gedin
Organisation: The Journal of The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation
Publish Date: 2002
Country: Africa
Sector: Technology
Method: Forecasting
Theme: General
Type: Other publication
Language: English
Tags: Digital printing, Indigenous publishing, African publishing, Books

In the evolution of electronics, particularly the new technique of digital printing, Per Gedin sees a process that ‘will change the face of publishing in every country’ and whose advent means that ‘African countries can make a great leap forward, catching up on several decades’. Arguing that the new techniques seem almost to have been invented for book production in developing countries, since they obviate the need for long print-runs, warehouses and transportation, he calls on the African Publishers’ Network (APNET) to undertake a study of these techniques as a matter of priority and to investigate their full potential for the development of indigenous publishing
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