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In 2016 the collage of Nebraska Press celebrates its seventy fifth anniversary. Proudly rooted within the nice Plains, the click has validated itself because the biggest and so much varied writer situated among Chicago and California. The achievements of an unlimited community of committed authors, editors, board contributors, sequence editors, and employees, the click has released greater than 4,000 books and greater than 30 journals of influential and enduring value.

What begun as a one-person operation at a land supply establishment at the carefully populated plains of Nebraska has tenaciously grown right into a press that has earned a world popularity for publishing awesome works in local stories, historical past, anthropology, American reports, activities, cultural feedback, fiction, fiction in translation, artistic nonfiction, and poetry. profitable a variety of awards over the years, such a lot significantly a number of Nobel Prizes, the click has contributed richly to the nation, the quarter, and much past. The Press’s partnership with the Jewish e-book Society has put an emphasis on books in Jewish reports and Bible stories, whereas the purchase of Potomac Books has elevated the Press’s subject material to incorporate nationwide and world affairs and extra common insurance of army history. 

In honor of its seventy fifth anniversary, the clicking has produced the book Big residence at the Prairie, which encompasses a narrative of press highlights, profiles of key historic staff, and lists of its seventy five most vital books, 30 journals, and seventy five such a lot noteworthy book covers. Please sign up for us in celebrating seventy five years of publishing excellence.

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