New Technologies and the Popular: Alain Mabanckou’s Blog

  title={New Technologies and the Popular: Alain Mabanckou’s Blog},
  author={Dominic Thomas},
  journal={Research in African Literatures},
  pages={58 - 71}
New technologies are gradually and systematically transforming the process of information dissemination and retrieval. The implications are wide-ranging, and the virtual cartographies and landscapes delineated by these new technologies are largely uncharted. The distribution and marketing of print culture has been historically uneven, and whereas inequities continue to exist and disproportionately impact francophone sub-Saharan Africa, accessibility to information and participation in cultural… Expand
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