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The Explorer's Guide to Death Valley National Park, Third Edition

by T. Scott Bryan and Betty Tucker-Bryan
Now in its third edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park. Much more than just a guidebook, it covers the park's cultural history, botany and zoology, hiking and biking opportunities, and more. Information is provided for all of Death Valley's visitors, from first-time travelers just learning about the area to those who are returning for in-depth explorations.

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Old Blue's Road

A Historian's Motorcycle Journeys in the American West

by James Whiteside
In Old Blue's Road, historian James Whiteside shares accounts of his motorcycle adventures across the American West. He details the places he has seen, the people he has met, and the personal musings those encounters prompted on his unique journeys of discovery.

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AAUP to Serve in Advisory Capacity on Mellon-funded Study of Monograph Costs:
A Task Force of AAUP Board and staff members including UPC director Darrin Pratt, under the aegis of a Mellon-funded planning grant, worked with ITHAKA's Nancy Maron to think through and craft a grant proposal for the full project last year. Mellon has announced the award of that grant. 20 presses, representing the full demographic diversity of university presses, will participate in the study. The information that should result will be invaluable in ongoing conversations on the future of UP work, and indeed for each member's own internal benchmarking and management.