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The history of Springer Publishing Company / Ursula Springer.

By: Springer, UrsulaMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Springer Pub., ©2008. Description: 1 online resource (x, 210 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826111135; 0826111130Subject(s): Springer Publishing Company | Springer, Bernhard, 1907-1970 | Springer, Bernhard, 1907-1970 | Springer Publishing Company | Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography | Medical publishing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Medical publishing | Publishers and publishing | New York (State) -- New YorkGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Biographies. | History. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: History of Springer Publishing Company.DDC classification: 070.5092 | B LOC classification: Z473.S738 | S67 2008ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Origins of Springer-Verlag in Germany, 1842-1906 -- The growth of Springer-Verlag, 1906-1966 : a family dynasty -- Bernhard Springer's early life in Berlin and emigration to America -- The founding of Springer Publishing Company and its first 20 years, 1950-1970 -- Influential publications in psychology -- Books in nursing--roots for professional growth -- Marriage and years with Ursula -- Bernhard's illness and death, 1969-1970 -- Ursula Springer assumes leadership of the company -- On the 25th anniversary of Springer Publishing Company -- Gerontology--annual reviews and encyclopedias -- Nursing publications : series, encyclopedias, and milestone books -- Psychology and counseling -- Public health, social work, Springer's best-selling textbook -- Journals -- Housing our books, move to SoHo, business practices -- The Springer style with authors and staff -- International horizons.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: This is a unique and intimate insider's account of the founding and growth of a small New York science and medical publishing company over the last 57 years. Bernhard Springer, the Berlin-born great-grandson of the founder of Springer-Verlag, started his own publishing company in 1950. For the next 20 years, he slowly but surely grew his company from the ground up, demonstrating a preternatural ability to foresee areas where quality publishing was needed and answering that need. Beginning modestly with books like the Livestock Health Encyclopedia, he published his first nursing title, Handboo.
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Origins of Springer-Verlag in Germany, 1842-1906 -- The growth of Springer-Verlag, 1906-1966 : a family dynasty -- Bernhard Springer's early life in Berlin and emigration to America -- The founding of Springer Publishing Company and its first 20 years, 1950-1970 -- Influential publications in psychology -- Books in nursing--roots for professional growth -- Marriage and years with Ursula -- Bernhard's illness and death, 1969-1970 -- Ursula Springer assumes leadership of the company -- On the 25th anniversary of Springer Publishing Company -- Gerontology--annual reviews and encyclopedias -- Nursing publications : series, encyclopedias, and milestone books -- Psychology and counseling -- Public health, social work, Springer's best-selling textbook -- Journals -- Housing our books, move to SoHo, business practices -- The Springer style with authors and staff -- International horizons.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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This is a unique and intimate insider's account of the founding and growth of a small New York science and medical publishing company over the last 57 years. Bernhard Springer, the Berlin-born great-grandson of the founder of Springer-Verlag, started his own publishing company in 1950. For the next 20 years, he slowly but surely grew his company from the ground up, demonstrating a preternatural ability to foresee areas where quality publishing was needed and answering that need. Beginning modestly with books like the Livestock Health Encyclopedia, he published his first nursing title, Handboo.

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