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Duke University Press
Parent company Duke University
Founded 1921
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Durham, North Carolina
Publication types Books, Academic journals
Official website www.dukeupress.edu

Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals, and a unit of Duke University. It publishes approximately 120 books annually and more than 40 journals, as well as offering five electronic collections. The Press publishes primarily in the humanities and social sciences but is also particularly well known for its mathematics journals.

The publisher was founded in 1921 as Trinity College Press with William T. Laprade as first director. Following a restructure and expansion the name was changed to Duke University Press in 1926 with William K. Boyd taking over as director.[1]



  1. ^ "Inventory of the Duke University Press Reference Collection, 1922-ongoing". Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library [online catalog]. Duke University Library. n.d. Retrieved 2010-04-11. 

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Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:03:45 -0700

Back when I was a book editor at Duke University Press, I'd had to explain to authors that "standing orders" from libraries were a thing of a distant past. Surely, I said to Elizabeth, writers don't believe that anymore. Wrong. She said some authors ...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700

An email to Duke University's press team asking for comment on Safi's controversial past was not returned by press time. “Duke has a long tradition of extraordinary scholarship in the study of Islam. We are thrilled that Omid Safi will continue that ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:06:12 -0700

... The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008); and Erik McDuffie, Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism (Durham: Duke University Press, 2011).
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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:03:45 -0700

DURHAM, N.C. ― John Wayne's heirs are taking Duke University to court over the family's right to market bottles of bourbon branded with the late movie star's nickname, Duke. A federal lawsuit filed last week is the latest salvo in a long-running legal ...
Wesleyan Connection (blog)
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700

Findings were published July 18 in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law from Duke University Press. The new project grew out of the Govt 378 Advanced Topics in Media Analysis course taught by Assistant Professor of Government Erika Franklin ...


Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:28:48 -0700

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:41:15 -0700

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Mary Huntimer and Christopher Robinson were married May 16, 2014, at the University of Kansas Campus in Lawrence. The Rev. Randal Jelks officiated at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Dan and Darlene Huntimer of ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 05:15:31 -0700

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