An Accomplished Writer And San Francisco Historian, Peter Booth Wiley Has Produced A Journey Through The Colourful Neighbourhoods Of One Of The World S Most Popular Tourist Destinations As He Describes The Stories Behind Some Of The Best Known Landmarks, Readers Gain A New Appreciation For The City S Character, Colourful History And Diverse Architectural Traditions.
Peter Booth Wiley has served as Chairman of the Board of John Wiley Sons since 2002 and has been a member of the board since 1984 He represents the sixth generation of Wileys to play a leadership role at the company.Wiley is Chairman of the California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo s Library and Technology Advisory Council and serves on the Board of Directors of the University of California Press He is also the author of many books including Empires in the Sun The Rise of the New American West, America s Saints The Rise of Mormon Power, and Yankees in the Land of the Gods Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan Wiley has lectured extensively on the history and future of publishing, San Francisco history and architecture, and the writing experience Wiley received a B.A in English literature from Williams College and an M.A in United States history from the University of Wisconsin Madison.
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- 02 January 2018 Peter Booth Wiley