Duke University Press
|Parent company||Duke University|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Durham, North Carolina|
|Publication types||Books, Academic journals|
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.
- "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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