Author: Archie L, Dick
Name: The Concealed History of To the south Afica's Book and Examining Cultures Syndication Data:
The Invisible History of Southern region Africa's Publication and Examining Cultures Publisher: Dick Archie
Structure: В Hardcover, 196 pages
Publisher: В Univ of Toronto Pr
Publish Date: В Apr 2012
ISBN-13: В 9781442642898
ISBN-10: В 1442642890
Biographical Data to get Writer:
Archie L. Dick is a professor in the Department of Information Research at the University of Pretoria in the Republic of S. africa. He holds undergraduate levels in library and information science from the University in the Western Gabardine, South Africa; a master's degree in catalogue and details science from your University of Washington in Seattle; and a doctorate from the University or college of Gabardine Town, S. africa. He offers published content on the intellectual and historic aspects of library and data science, and he is presently working on a research project working with the politics of the regulation of reading in South Africa.
Summary of Work:
The Invisible History of South Africa's Publication and Reading Cultures displays how the prevalent practice of reading can illuminate the social and political good a traditions. This ground breaking study uncovers resistance approaches in the reading and writing practicies of South Africans; strategies which were hidden until now for personal reasons associated with the country's liberation struggles. By looking to record via a servant lodge, could associations, military education products, universities, courts, libraries, prison departments, and political organizations, Archis Dick exposes the real key works of fiction and non hype, magazines, and newspapers that were read and discussed by political active supporters and workers and criminals. Uncovering the book and library plans that elites used to regulate reading, Dick exposes incidences of intellectual fraud, book theft, censorship, and book burning. Through this innovative methodology, Dick aptly reveals...