A Press Achieved: The Emergence of Auckland University Press, 1927-1972 : with a Brief Epilogue to 1986 and a List of of Auckland University College, University of Auckland and Auckland University Press Publications, 1927-2000
Written by a former managing editor who is also a distinguished writer, this book charts the origins of the Auckland University Press up to its formal recognition in 1972. It provides a valuable document in the history of the book in New Zealand, an intriguing view of university politics and administration, and glimpses of New Zealand culture in the making.
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PART ONE 1 Genesis
Joseph needs protection
Search for an editor
The Editor arrives
Learning on the job
A guerrilla war
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