Potomac Books has a long and distinguished pedigree. Founded in 1983 as the U.S. imprint of Brassey’s, a renowned British publishing house established in the nineteenth century, Brassey’s-U.S. was acquired by Books International in 1999 and renamed Potomac Books in 2004.
The University of Nebraska Press bought Potomac Books in 2013, acquiring its impressive backlist in military history, politics, current events, international affairs, terrorism, intelligence, and national security. As a general-interest imprint of UNP, Potomac continues to build on its strong roots in these fields, keeping readers informed about the critical issues and challenges of today’s world.
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Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Look: How a Highly Influential Magazine Helped Define Mid-Twentieth-Century America (Potomac Books, 2021) by Andrew L. Yarrow. About the Book: Andrew L. Yarrow tells the story of [...]
In Case You Missed It Charlie Murphy and Red Barber have been named as Finalists for the 2022 CASEY Award Reviews A Long Voyage to the Moon Review in H-Net Reviews: “Bowman’s storytelling and lively, conversational prose make A Long Voyage to the Moon a commendable biography of J [...]