||It is the first
comprehensive study about broadcasting in Africa. A reference book about history of radio and television in Africa. The survey is divided into three parts. Parts One deals with the individual broadcasting system of fifty-eight African political entities: Part Two describes and appraises broadcasting in Africa as a whole, discussing such subjects of common interests as foreign aids, training, research, and educational uses of broadcasting. Also covered are international broadcasts aimed at Africa from the rest of the world, religious broadcasting, and broadcasting and commerce: Part Three is a critique and an agenda for further studies. The extensive bibliography at the end of the book is definitely a historical reference of previous studies and publications about broadcasting in Africa.