African Books Collective (ABC) is an African owned, worldwide marketing and distribution outlet for books from Africa - scholarly, literature and children's books.
African Books Collective (ABC) is an African owned, worldwide marketing and distribution outlet for books from Africa - scholarly, literature and children's books. They also run the website readafricanbooks.com which profiles the work of African publishers and books.
ABC is a collective owned by its founder publishers. The founder publishers elect a five-member Council of Management which meets annually. The Council of Management is responsible for setting the collective’s strategy and for its representation in the wider book and publishing world.
ABC is a UK-registered not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. It has two UK non-executive directors who are legally responsible for the company. ABC seeks to be profit making on behalf of its publishers, and is non-profit making on its own behalf.
As an academic publishing and distribution company dedicated to making African publications accessible to a worldwide academic audience, ABC covers a wide range of subjects including those that deal directly with theology and religious studies.