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ERIC Number: ED234347
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Trends in Worldwide Book Development, 1970-1978. Studies on Books and Reading No. 6.
Escarpit, Robert
Prepared as an update of research conducted in 1972 concerning the state of book production in the world, this report provides a wealth of data pertaining to books, book production, and reading. Various sections of the report deal with the following topics: (1) regional and national trends for industralized, deprived, and heavily and under populated areas of the world; (2) books for the newly literate and for children; (3) production considerations; (4) trade in books; and (5) the need for more research. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: One of a series prepared as background material for the World Congress on Books (London, England, June 7-11, 1982).