Publishing in African Languages: Challenges and Prospects

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Philip G. Altbach, Damtew Teferra
Bellagio Pub. Network, Jan 1, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 163 pages
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Language issues are often complex and controversial, particularly for many African countries where multiple languages are spoken. This book explores the trends, challenges, and opportunities of publishing in African languages from national, regional, and international perspectives. Publishers, linguists and educators offer their experiences of language publishing in the three regions of sub- Saharan Africa; and historical, educational, social, economic, and political dimensions in multilingual publishing are considered. Chapters on multilingual publishing in India and indigenous publishing in the global context are also included.

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Philip G. Altbach is J. Donald Monan, S. J. University Professor and director of the Center for International Higher Education in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. He is the author of many books, including World Class Worldwide: Transforming Research Universities in Asia and Latin America.

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