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African Broadcast Cultures Radio in Transition by

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English


  • Media studies,
  • Radio & television industry,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa,
  • Communication,
  • Media Studies - Electronic Media,
  • Television - General,
  • Performing Arts / Television / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Radio,
  • Radio Broadcasting

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard Fardon (Editor), Graham Furniss (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9844204M
ISBN 100275970604
ISBN 109780275970604

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