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  Pressing On

In its 125-year history, the Press has produced a number of landmark publications. Herewith a representative sample...

American Journal of Mathematics, the periodical that began it all, is still published six times a year by the Press.

From 1932 to 1957, the Press issued 11 volumes of The Works of Edmund Spenser: A Variorum Edition.

In 1956, the Press published Alexandre Koyré's From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe.

Ernest P. Walker's definitive Mammals of the World, which first appeared in 1964, has undergone several revisions.

Four years later, the Press brought out Jacques Lacan's classic work on Freud, The Language of the Self.

The first English translation of Jacques Derrida's revolutionary Of Grammatology appeared in 1977.

Carlo Ginzburg's seminal work of microhistory, The Cheese and the Worms, was published three years later.

The Press inaugurates its extraordinarily successful series of consumer health titles with The 36-Hour Day, in 1981.

J. William Harris' Deep Souths: Delta, Piedmont, and Sea Island Society in the Age of Segregation is a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize.

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