Book Reviews : Hans Ulrich Bchn, Die Presse in Westafrika, Hamburger Beiträge zur Afrika-Kunde, Band 8. Deutsches Institut für Afrika-Forschung, Hamburg, 1968, 267 pp

@article{HeerBoswijk1970BookR,
  title={Book Reviews : Hans Ulrich Bchn, Die Presse in Westafrika, Hamburger Beitr{\"a}ge zur Afrika-Kunde, Band 8. Deutsches Institut f{\"u}r Afrika-Forschung, Hamburg, 1968, 267 pp},
  author={A. H. de Heer-Boswijk and H. Schaafsma},
  journal={Gazette},
  year={1970},
  volume={16},
  pages={71 - 71}
}
All those interested in the development of the West-African Press are greatly indebted to Mr. Behn for writing this book. Owing to the speed of the development of the Press in this region works such as Helen Kitchen’s The Press in EL)est Africa (1956) and Rosalynde Ainslie’s book bearing the same title (1966) are already out of date. Mr. Bchn’s book contains a wealth of information previously spread over numerous articles and reports. Moreover, Behn’s history of the Press in West Afica right up… Expand