African Books Collective
New Titles 2007
African Books Collective North America
African Books Collective, founded, owned and governed by African publishers, seeks to strengthen indigenous African publishing through collective action and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship and culture.
African Books Collective (ABC) is a non-profit Oxford-based, worldwide marketing and distribution outlet for over 1,000 titles from Africa - scholarly, literature and children’s books. It is founded, owned and governed by a group of African publishers, and its participants are 113 independent and autonomous African publishers from 19 countries. Michigan State University Press is the sole North American distributor for publishers affiliated with African Books Collective, Oxford. ABC and MSUP work together to increase the visibility and sales of books representing the best cultural products from Africa - the wealth of its scholarship, fine literary writing, and children’s books emanating from within the African culture. For ordering and other information about these titles, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone the Press at 517- 355-9543, Ext 100, during office hours (8:00 AM - noon and 1:00-5:00 PM eastern time). To order online visit: www.msupress.msu.edu To sign-up for our email new title releases subscribe online or send an email to email@example.com. See the back page for information on our distributors and wholesalers.
Cover image from Ghana. An African Portrait Revisited, see page 2 Image this page from Art in Eastern Africa, see page 1
Art in Eastern Africa
Edited by Marion Arnold Africa has produced some of the world’s oldest and most diverse art. The continent also has some extremely significant artworks. In addition to the functions they served within their societies of origin, they exerted a significant influence on important 20th-century European art movements. Yet, to this day, the study of African...