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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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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:07:30 -0700

After serving on the staffs of various documentary editing projects, including the papers of George Washington, John Adams, Andrew Jackson, and John Marshall, and serving as a production editor at Duke University Press, he returned to New England in ...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:07:57 -0700

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:14:40 -0700

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