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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, otherwise known as UC PRESS, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing . It was founded in 1893 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 Press at a glance:

* Nonprofit publishing arm of the University of California system * 25% of University of California Press authors are affiliated with the University of California * Publishes on average 175 new books and 30 multi-issue journals in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences * Maintains approximately 4,000 book titles in print * Publisher of Collabra and Luminos open access (OA) initiatives (see below)

The University of California Press currently publishes in the following general subject areas: anthropology, art, ancient world/classical studies, California and the West, cinema 50th anniversary edition 2017) * _ The Mysterious Stranger _, Mark Twain (definitive edition) (1969, based on work first published in 1916) * _Basic Color Terms: Their Universality and Evolution _ (1969) * _ The Making of a Counter Culture ,_ Theodore Roszak (1970) * _Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth-Century Literature _, Stanley Fish (1972) * _The Ancient Economy _, Moses I. Finley (1973) * _Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism _, Marina Warner (1981) * _Strong Democracy: Participatory Politics for a New Age _, Benjamin R. Barber (1984) * _Art in the San Francisco Bay Area _, Thomas Albright (1985) * _Religious Experience _, Wayne Proudfoot (1985) * _The War Within: America\'s Battle over Vietnam _, Tom Wells (1994) * _George Grosz: An Autobiography _, George Grosz (translated by Nora Hodges) (published 1998, written in 1946, translated in 1955) * _Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy _, Kevin Bales (1999) * _Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn _, Karen McCarthy Brown (2001) * _A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America _, Michael Barkun (2003) * _Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History _, Norman G. Finkelstein (2005) * _Autobiography of Mark Twain : Volume One_, Mark Twain (2010) * _Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas,_ Rebecca Solnit (2010) * _Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies_, Seth Holmes (2013) * _Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas,_ Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedecker (2013) * _Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume Two_, Mark Twain (2013) * _Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America_, Roberto G. Gonzales (2015) * _Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume Three_, Mark Twain (2015) * _Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas_, Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro (2016) * _Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary_, Ronald Rael (2017)



Collabra is University of California Press's open access journal program. The Collabra program currently publishes two open access journals, _Collabra: Psychology _and_ Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene_, with plans for continued expansion and journal acquisition.


Luminos is University of California Press’s open access response to the challenged monograph landscape. With the same high standards for selection, peer review, production, and marketing as its traditional book publishing program, Luminos is a transformative model, built as a partnership where costs and benefits are shared.


The University of California Press re-printed a number of novels under the _ California Fiction_ series from 1996-2001. These titles were selected for their literary merit and for their illumination of California history and culture.

* _The Ford_ by Mary Austin * _Thieves' Market_ by A.I. Bezzerides * _Disobedience_ by Michael Drinkard * _Words of My Roaring_ by Ernest J. Finney * _Skin Deep_ by Guy Garcia * _Fat City_ by Leonard Gardiner * _Chez Chance_ by Jay Gummerman * _Continental Drift_ by James D. Houston * _The Vineyard_ by Idwal Jones * _In the Heart of the Valley of Love_ by Cynthia Kadohata * _ Always Coming Home _ by Ursula K. Le Guin * _The Valley of the Moon _ by Jack London * _Home and Away_ by Joanne Meschery * _Bright Web in the Darkness_ by Alexander Saxton * _Golden Days_ by Carolyn See * _ Oil! _ by Upton Sinclair * _Understand This_ by Jervey Tervalon * _Ghost Woman_ by Lawrence Thornton * _Who is Angelina?_ by Al Young


* ^ Camhi, Jeff (15 April 2013). _A Dam in the River: Releasing the Flow of University Ideas_. Algora Publishing. pp. 149–. ISBN 978-0-87586-989-6 . Retrieved 31 August 2013. * ^ Goudy, Frederic (1946). _A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography: 1895-1945, Volume 1_. New York: The Typophiles. pp. 216–9. Retrieved 26 February 2016. * ^ Carter, Matthew. "Goudy, the good ol’ boy (Bruckner biography review)". _Eye Magazine_. Retrieved 5 February 2016. * ^ Shaw, Paul. "An appreciation of Frederic W. Goudy as a type designer". Retrieved 12 July 2015. * ^ Updike, John . "A Bull in the Typography Shop: a review of _Frederic Goudy_ by D. J. R. Bruckner". _ New York Times _. Retrieved 5 February 2016. * ^ See, Carolyn (1996). _Golden Days_. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0520206738 . * ^ " California Fiction". _ University of California Press_. Retrieved 14 October 2015.