Bicentennial Book

Knowledge for Generations: Wiley and the Global Publishing Industry, 1807 - 2007

Beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated with full-color archival photographs and graphics, Knowledge For Generations: Wiley and the Global Publishing Industry, 1807-2007 offers a lively history of one of the world’s oldest publishing houses. Drawing on Wiley’s archives and interviews with key executives, the authors document Wiley’s evolution over two centuries and examine Wiley’s impact on literature, scientific research, and education in the global marketplace.

It also documents the continuous involvement of the Wiley family—through seven generations—and the profound influence members of the family have had on the Company’s values and culture. Knowledge for Generations is a must-read for anyone interested in the colorful history of publishing.

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