april 2007
12 p.

These studies, which are based mainly on on-the-spot surveys, examine the present situation of small publishers and provide a “demographic” record of the birth and demise of publishing houses from 1988 to 2005. The studies describe the conditions under which these publishers operate, their individual editorial policies, their difficulties in penetrating the market, and set the prospects and hopes of these small publishing concerns within the general context of the trade.