Steven Pierce | Understanding books | Knowledge Unlatched | KU Research
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"Author Experiences: Interviews with Knowledge Unlatched authors.
Steven Pierce, author of Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria (Duke University Press).
What were your hopes for your book, and do you think Open Access has played a role in achieving them?
I am most interested in having a wide readership for my book, particularly in Nigeria, and more generally in Africa and elsewhere in the global South. While it is still early days, I am quite certain many more people have had access to the book than would have been the case if they were dependent on international book distribution and had to pay a sum which represents a considerable portion of average income in Nigeria....
Steven Pierce is Senior Lecturer in Modern African History at the University of Manchester."