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University Of California Press
University of California
University of California
Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California
University of California
that engages in academic publishing. It was founded in 1893[2] to publish books and papers for the faculty of the University of California, established 25 years earlier in 1868. Its headquarters are located in Oakland, California. The University of California
University of California
Press currently publishes in the following general subject areas: anthropology, art, ancient world/classical studies, California
California
and the West, cinema & media studies, criminology, environmental studies, food and wine, history, music, politics, psychology, public health and medicine, religion, and sociology. It is a non-profit publishing arm of the University of California
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Parent Company
A parent company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operation by doing and influencing or electing its board of directors
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Stanley Fish
Stanley Eugene Fish (born April 19, 1938) is an American literary theorist, legal scholar, author and public intellectual. He is currently the Floersheimer Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
in New York City.[1] Fish has previously served as the Davidson-Kahn Distinguished University
University
Professor of Humanities
Humanities
and a professor of law at Florida International University
University
and is dean emeritus of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University
University
of Illinois at Chicago. Fish is a major figure associated with postmodernism, at times to his irritation. Instead he views himself as an advocate of anti-foundationalism.[2] He is also viewed as being a major influence in the rise and development of reader-response theory
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Cynthia Kadohata
Cynthia Kadohata
Cynthia Kadohata
(born July 2, 1956)[1] is a Japanese American children's writer best known for her young adult novel Kira-Kira
Kira-Kira
which won the Newbery Medal
Newbery Medal
in 2005.[2] She won the National Book Award in Young People's Literature in 2013 for The Thing About Luck.[3] Kadohata was born in Chicago, Illinois.[1] Her first published short story appeared in The New Yorker
The New Yorker
in 1986. Weedflower, her second children's book, was published in Spring 2006. It is about the Poston internment camp where her father was imprisoned during World War II. Her third children's novel, Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam about the Vietnam War
Vietnam War
from a war dog's perspective, was published in January 2007 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Outside Beauty, another children's novel, was published in 2008
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Idwal Jones (academic)
Idwal Jones (/ˈiːdwəl/ EED-wəl; December 8, 1887 – November 14, 1964) was a Welsh-American novelist and non-fiction writer. Jones focused a lot of his writing on the beauty and population boom in California
California
and the west.[1] Jones was born in Merionethshire, Wales, to William W. Jones and Mary Catherine Hughes. He immigrated to New York in 1902
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James D. Houston
James Dudley Houston (November 10, 1933 – April 16, 2009) was an American novelist, poet and editor. He wrote nine novels and a number of non-fiction works (some co-authored and/or edited).Contents1 Early life 2 Literary career 3 Works 4 Death 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Houston was born in San Francisco, where his parents had migrated from Quanah, Texas, a small town named for the noted last Comanche
Comanche
war chief, Quanah Parker. The story behind the town's name kindled Houston's interest in treks and history.[citation needed] He graduated from Lowell High School. He did college studies at San Jose State University and Stanford University. At San Jose State, Houston met Jeanne Wakatsuki, his future wife
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Guy Garcia
Guy Garcia (born in Los Angeles, California) is a journalist,[1] novelist, and multimedia entrepreneur who specializes in multicultural consumerism and socio-economic trends. He is the author of The New Mainstream and The Decline of Men, and his work has been featured in Time, the New York Times, LA Times, Fortune, and Rolling Stone. Garcia is a consultant and president of Ethnifacts. Recognized for his studies of multicultural markets and mega-trends, he has appeared on NPR, ABC World News Tonight, CNBC, PBS, and New York One
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A.I. Bezzerides
A.I. " Buzz" Bezzerides (August 9, 1908 – January 1, 2007) was an American novelist and screenwriter, best known for writing films noir and action motion pictures, especially several of Warners' "social conscience" films of the 1940s.Contents1 Personal life 2 Career 3 Novels 4 References 5 External linksPersonal life[edit] He was born Albert Isaac Bezzerides in Samsun, Ottoman Turkey, to a Greek-Armenian family who immigrated to America before he was two. Career[edit] Bezzerides had begun writing short stories as a student at the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied electrical engineering. He was first published in a 1935 issue of Story Magazine, which printed his story, "Passage Into Eternity." Bezzerides wrote the novel The Long Haul (1938), which got him into the screenwriting business
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Mary Hunter Austin
Mary Hunter Austin
Mary Hunter Austin
(September 9, 1868 – August 13, 1934) was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain
The Land of Little Rain
(1903) describes the fauna, flora and people – as well as evoking the mysticism and spirituality – of the region between the High Sierra and the Mojave Desert of southern California.Contents1 Biography 2 Legacy 3 Works 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksBiography[edit] Mary Hunter Austin
Mary Hunter Austin
was born on September 9, 1868 in Carlinville, Illinois (the fourth of six children) to Susannah (née Graham) and George Austin. She graduated from Blackburn College in 1888. Her family moved to California in the same year and established a homestead in the San Joaquin Valley. Mary married Stafford Wallace Austin on May 18, 1891, in Bakersfield, California
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Kevin Bales
BA in Anthropology, University of Oklahoma; MA in Sociology, University of Mississippi; MSc in Economic History, London School of Economics; and Ph.D. at the London School of EconomicsKnown for Bales is a member of the Religious Society of Friends
Religious Society of Friends
(Quakers)Scientific careerFields Anti-slaveryKevin Brian Bales CMG (born 1952) is Professor of Contemporary Slavery at the University of Nottingham, co-author of the Global Slavery Index, and was a co-founder and previously president of Free the Slaves
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George Grosz
George Grosz
George Grosz
(July 26, 1893 – July 6, 1959) was a German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings and paintings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin
Berlin
Dada
Dada
and New Objectivity
New Objectivity
group during the Weimar Republic. He immigrated to the United States
United States
in 1933, and became a naturalized citizen in 1938. Abandoning the style and subject matter of his earlier work, he exhibited regularly and taught for many years at the Art Students League of New York
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The War Within
The War Within may refer to:The War Within (film), a 2005 film The War Within (Shadows Fall album), 2004 The War Within (Wells book), a 1994 book by Tom Wells on America's internal battle over the war in Vietnam The War Within (Woodward book), a book by Bob Woodward on the Bush Administration The War Within (Matas book), a fictional book by Carol Matas regarding the issues of the America Civil War and Slavery The War Within (Wrekonize album) Transformers: The War Within, a series of Transformers comic booksThis disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title The War Within. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the
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Benjamin R. Barber
Benjamin R. Barber (August 2, 1939 – April 24, 2017) was an American political theorist and author, perhaps best known for his 1995 bestseller, Jihad vs. McWorld, and for 2013's If Mayors Ruled the World as well as the classic of democratic theory, 1984's Strong Democracy (revised in 2004). He became a top-level international consultant on participatory democracy as well as an adviser to Bill Clinton, Howard Dean, and Muammar Gaddafi.Contents1 Personal life 2 Career 3 Honors 4 2016 elections 5 Bibliography 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksPersonal life[edit] Barber was born in New York City in 1939. He was educated at Grinnell College (B.A., 1960) and Harvard University (M.A., 1963; Ph.D., 1966), after earning certificates at Albert Schweitzer College (1959) and the London School of Economics (1957). Barber's father, Philip W. Barber, directed the New York City unit of the Federal Theatre Project, which produced plays including Macbeth and the Living Newspaper
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Marina Warner
Dame Marina Sarah Warner, DBE, FRSL, FBA (born 1946) is a British novelist, short story writer, historian and mythographer. She is known for her many non-fiction books relating to feminism and myth
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Joan Of Arc
Hundred Years War Loire
Loire
Campaign:Siege of Orléans Battle
Battle
of Jargeau Battle
Battle
of Meung-sur-Loire Battle
Battle
of Beaugency Battle
Battle
of PatayMarch to Reims Siege of Paris Siege of La Charité Siege of CompiègneSignature Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
(French: Jeanne d'Arc,[5] IPA: [ʒan daʁk]; 6 January c. 1412[6] – 30 May 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" (French: La Pucelle d'Orléans), is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
was born to Jacques d'Arc
Jacques d'Arc
and Isabelle Romée, a peasant family, at Domrémy in north-east France
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Academic Publishing
Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship. Most academic work is published in academic journal article, book or thesis form. The part of academic written output that is not formally published but merely printed up or posted on the Internet is often called "grey literature". Most scientific and scholarly journals, and many academic and scholarly books, though not all, are based on some form of peer review or editorial refereeing to qualify texts for publication. Peer review quality and selectivity standards vary greatly from journal to journal, publisher to publisher, and field to field. Most established academic disciplines have their own journals and other outlets for publication, although many academic journals are somewhat interdisciplinary, and publish work from several distinct fields or subfields
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