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    The untold story of Leland Stanford – from his birth in a backwoods bar to the founding of the world-class university that became and remains the nucleus of Silicon Valley.

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  • <Now in Paperback

    Now in Paperback

    This Fall season UC Press is pleased to be publishing paperback editions of critically acclaimed texts from leading scholars, with topics ranging from histories of 20th-century fascist and contemporary populist movements, to …

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  • <Beyond Baroque Honors Harryette Mullen

    Beyond Baroque Honors Harryette Mullen

    On November 10 , 2019, the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center in Venice, California will be honoring UC Press author Harryette Mullen as part of their 9th Annual Awards Dinner, the Beyond Salon. Harryette …

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  • <Maharaja of the West

    Maharaja of the West

    Excerpted from American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford by Roland De Wolk The origins of the Stanford campus and the Silicon Valley it has incubated, borne, and sustained could not …

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  • <On Lunch Shaming

    On Lunch Shaming

    As California joins other states in seeking to end lunch shaming through legislation, the conversation turns importantly towards a national solution. Jennifer E. Gaddis’s timely new book, The Labor of Lunch: Why …

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