- Princeton University Press
The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to
Princeton University. Its mission is to disseminate scholarship within academiaand societyat large.
The press was founded by Whitney Darrow, with the financial support of
Charles Scribner, as a printing pressto serve the Princeton community in 1905. Its first book was a new 1912 edition of John Witherspoon's "Lectures on Moral Philosophy." [ [http://press.princeton.edu/about_pup/puphist.html A History of Princeton University Press] (2002)]
Six books from the Princeton University Press have won
Russia Leaves the War" by George F. Kennan(1957)
*"Banks and Politics in America From the Revolution to the Civil War" by
*"Between War and Peace" by
*"Washington, Village and Capital" by Constance McLaughlin Green (1963)
*"The Greenback Era" by
*"Machiavelli in Hell" by
Sebastian de Grazia(1989)
historical documents projects undertaken by the Press include
* "The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein"
* "The Writings of
Henry David Thoreau"
* "The Papers of
Woodrow Wilson" (sixty nine volumes)
* "The Papers of
* "Kierkegaard's Writings"
The Princeton University Press Bollingen Series had its beginnings in the Bollingen Foundation, a 1943 project of
Paul Mellon's Old Dominion Foundation. From 1945, the foundation had independent status, publishing and providing fellowships and grants in several areas of study including archaeology, poetry, and psychology. The Bollingen Series was given to the university in 1969.
Robert Putnam, with Robert Leonardi and Raffaella Y. Nanetti (1994)
*"The History and Geography of Human Genes" by
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Paolo Menozzi, and Alberto Piazza (1994)
*"T. Rex and the Crater of Doom" by
*"Irrational Exuberance" by
Robert Shiller(a New York Times bestseller) (2000)
*"The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions" by
William G. Bowenand Derek Bok(2000)
*"The Nature of Space and Time" by
Stephen Hawkingand Roger Penrose(2000)
On Bullshit" by Harry Frankfurt(a New York Times bestseller) (2005)
*"Sharks of the World" by
Leonard Compagnoand Sarah Fowler with illustrations by Marc Dando. Princeton Field Guide series. (2005)
*"The Galactic Supermassive Black Hole" by
Cop in the Hood" by Peter Moskos(2008)
*"The Meaning of Relativity" by
Atomic Energy for Military Purposes" by Henry DeWolf Smyth(1945)
How to Solve It" by George Polya(1945)
The Open Society and Its Enemies" by Karl Popper(1945)
The Hero With a Thousand Faces" by Joseph Campbell(1949)
translationof the " I Ching," Bollingen Series XIX. First copyright1950, 27th printing 1997.
Anatomy of Criticism" by Northrop Frye(1957)
Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature" by Richard Rorty(1979)
The Great Contraction 1929-1933"by Milton Friedman and Anna Jacobson Schwartz (1963) with a new Introduction by Peter Bernstein (2008)
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* [http://press.princeton.edu/einstein/index.html Princeton University Press: Albert Einstein Web Page]
* [http://press.princeton.edu/catalogs/series/bs.html Princeton University Press: Bollingen Series]
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