Never Be Silent: Publishing and Imperialism in Kenya, 1884-1963
Peterson, Derek R., African Research & Documentation
Never be silent: publishing and imperialism in Kenya, 1884-1963, by Shiraz Durrani. London: Vita Books, 2006. xi + 271 pp. ISBN 781869-886059. £21-99.
Never be silent is a work of bibliographic erudition. Shiraz Durrani has spent many hours combing through libraries and archives, interviewing publishers, and sifting other scholars' bibliographies. In this book he presents an extensive list of newspapers and pamphlets published in colonial Kenya, with notes describing the politics of each journal and the personality of its editor. In the book's narrative he fleshes out his bibliography, offering biographies of prominent publishers and editors and describing the political trajectory …
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Publication information: Article title: Never Be Silent: Publishing and Imperialism in Kenya, 1884-1963. Contributors: Peterson, Derek R. - Author. Journal title: African Research & Documentation. Issue: 104 Publication date: April 1, 2007. Page number: 99+. © Standing Conference on Library Materials on Africa 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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