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whilst August Frugé joined the collage of California Press in 1944, it used to be a part of the University's printing division, publishing a modest variety of books a yr, in most cases monographs via UC college individuals. while he retired as director 32 years later, the clicking were remodeled into one of many greatest, so much amazing collage presses within the kingdom, publishing greater than one hundred fifty books every year in fields starting from historical heritage to modern movie feedback, by means of extraordinary authors from around the globe. August Frugé's memoir offers an exhilarating highbrow and topical tale of the construction of this nice press. alongside the best way, it remembers battles for independence from the collage management, the Press's exact early kind of ebook layout, and plenty of of the authors and employees who contributed to shaping the clicking in its formative years.

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