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Book History Through Postcolonial Eyes: Rewriting the Script

@inproceedings{Fraser2008BookHT,
  title={Book History Through Postcolonial Eyes: Rewriting the Script},
  author={Robert D. Fraser},
  year={2008}
}
Part 1: Repositionings 1. The Problematics of Print 2. Scripts and Manuscripts Part 2: Places 3. Transmitting the Word in South Asia 4. Transmitting the Word in Africa Part 3: Powers 5. Resistance and Adaptation 6. Communication and Authority 7. Licensed Policeman and Literary Protestors 8. The Power of the Consumer. Works Cited and Bibliography 
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