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This list includes some of the many bestselling, prize-winning, and seminal works published by Yale University Press since 1908. Each title is listed under the year in which it was originally published by the Press; the bibliographic information (title, pub date, price, etc.), however, pertains to the most recent edition of the book.

For a complete list of prize-winning titles, click here.

Celebrating outstanding book jacket design! The Gallery at the Whitney Humanities Center is hosting an exhibit of some of the many beautiful, evocative, and prize-winning jackets created by Yale University Press designers over the years. The exhibit runs from November 5 through December 19, 2008; click here for more information.

 
1949
The Meaning of Evolution
A Study of the History of Life and of Its Significance for Man, Revised Edition
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1950
Psychoanalysis and Religion
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The American Mind
An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since the 1880's
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The American Mind
An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since the 1880's
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The Lonely Crowd
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The Lonely Crowd
A Study of the Changing American Character, Abridged and revised edition
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1952
The Courage to Be
Second Edition
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Named one of the Books of the Century by the New York Public Library
 
The Courage to Be
Second Edition
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Named one of the Books of the Century by the New York Public Library
 
1953
The Making of the Middle Ages
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1954
Way to Wisdom
An Introduction to Philosophy, Second Edition
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Way to Wisdom
An Introduction to Philosophy, Second Edition
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1955
Becoming
Basic Considerations for a Psychology of Personality
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Becoming
Basic Considerations for a Psychology of Personality
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The Shingle Style and the Stick Style
Architectural Theory and Design from Downing to the Origins of Wright; Revised Edition
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1956
On Painting
Revised edition
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Long Day’s Journey into Night
Second Edition
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1958
The Computer and the Brain
Second Edition
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The Computer and the Brain
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The Computer and the Brain
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Radioactive Transformations
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1961
Who Governs?
Democracy and Power in an American City, Second Edition
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1962
Mankind Evolving
The Evolution of the Human Species
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Mankind Evolving
The Evolution of the Human Species
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Beginning Japanese
Part 1
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The Shape of Time
Remarks on the History of Things
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1964
The Morality of Law
Revised Edition
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The Morality of Law
Revised Edition
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Second Edition
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Second Edition
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1965
Man Adapting
With a New Chapter by the Author
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1966
Arms and Influence
With a New Preface and Afterword
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1967
Pigs for the Ancestors
Ritual in the Ecology of a New Guinea People; New, enlarged edition
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Wilderness and the American Mind
Fourth Edition
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Winner of the 2001 National Outdoor Book Award in the Outdoor Classic Category