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Harvard University Press

A History

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674380813

Publication Date: 06/15/1988

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272 pages

45 halftones

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  • Introduction: A University and Its Publishing House
  • 1. Antecedents and Founding
  • 2. First Steps under C. C. Lane, 1913–1919
  • 3. The Murdock Years, 1910–1934
  • 4. Malone and a Wider Audience, 1935–1943
  • 5. Wartime Shock
  • 6. Scaife and Survival, 1943–1947
  • 7. Wilson and the Rise of the Press, 1947–1967
  • 8. The Paperback Question, the Double Helix, and Other Stories
  • 9. Crisis and Reorganization, 1968–1972
  • Notes
  • Sources and Acknowledgments
  • Index

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