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Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is the book publishing arm of the University of Melbourne (Australia). The University of Melbourne   The Old Quad Building, formerly Old Law The University of Melbourne, located in Melbourne, Victoria, is the second oldest university in Australia, after the University of Sydney. ...

MUP was founded in 1922 as Melbourne University Press to sell books and stationary to students, and then began publishing books itself. The name Melbourne University Publishing was adopted for the business in 2003, but books continue to be published under the Melbourne University Press name.[1] 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The Miegunyah Press is an imprint of MUP, established in 1967 under a bequest from businessman and philanthropist Russell Grimwade. Grimwade's great-grandnephew Andrew Grimwade is the present patron. High quality academic works are published under this name. Miegunyah is an aboriginal word meaning "my house". [2] 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


  1. About Melbourne University Publishing Ltd page at the MUP web site
  2. The Miegunyah Press page at the MUP web site

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  • Melbourne University Publishing web site



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