The Knowledge Context: Comparative Perspectives on the Distribution of Knowledge

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  • ISBN-13: 9780887064449
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1987
  • Pages: 203

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction

THE KNOWLEDGE NETWORK
1. Publishing and the Intellectual System
2. Literary Colonialism: Books in the Third World
3. Scholarly Publishing in the Third World
4. Center and Periphery: The Case of India
5. Higher Education and International Knowledge Distribution

THEMES AND VARIATIONS
6. Knowledge Enigma: The Context of Copyright in the Third World
7. Textbooks in the Third World
8. The Role and Nurturing of Journals in the Third World
9. Book Publishing in a Developing Regional Culture: The Case of Maharashtra, India
10. Access to Knowledge Networks: Problems and Possibilities for Southeast Asian Scholarly Books
Epilogue. Knowledge Networks in the Modern World

Notes
Index

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