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Author Frugé, August, 1909-2004.

Title A skeptic among scholars : August Frugé on university publishing / August Frugé
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1993]
©1993
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 365 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Fin de Siecle: End and Beginning -- 2. Berkeley in the 1950s: The Place and How I Came to Be There -- 3. The University Press in the 1940s: Recto and Verso -- 4. An Unavoidable Conflict -- 5. How We Joined the Editorial Committee -- 6. A Kind of Metamorphosis -- 7. Where to Look for Books: Athens in Berkeley -- 8. Looking to the South: Many Americas -- 9. Looking West to the East: Pel and the Asian Books -- 10. Ishi, Don Juan, and the Anthropologists: A Tale of Two Best-Sellers -- 11. Hollywood and Berkeley: Getting into the Film Business -- 12. London, 1660 and 1960: The Coded Words of Sam Pepys -- 13. Nevada in the 1860s: Sam Clemens -- 14. In Any Language but English: Poetry at the Press -- 15. The Poetry-Hating Director -- 16. A Few Pounds of Lit Crit -- 17. Mega Biblion: Exposing the Press to Art History -- 18. The Book as Artifact: Design and Printing -- 19. Anybody Can Write a Book, but ... -- 20. The Bird That Was Overdue for Evolution: And Other Tales of the Financial Wars -- 21. Waiting for the God from the Machine -- 22. Earthquakes and Endings -- Addenda: Alternative Views -- I. God, Swahili, Bandicoots, and Euphoria / Hugh Kenner -- II. Publishing The Plan of St. Gall / James H. Clark
Notes "A Centennial book"--Half title page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Frugé, August, 1909-2004.
University of California Press -- History.
Publishers and publishing -- California -- Berkeley -- Biography.
University presses -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
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