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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BOOKS Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic by Lawrence Venuti Review in the Los Angeles Review of Books: “…many of us who teach world literature encourage our students to think about translators as interpretive cocreators whose agency can be felt in every word. The reader’s deeper under [...]
The following books will be available this Fall from Potomac Books! The Mysteries of Haditha: A Memoir by M. C. Armstong Fidelis: A Memoir by Teresa Fazio More Stories from Langley: Another Glimpse inside the CIA edited and with an introduction by Edward Mickolus Assignment: Pentagon: How to Excel in a Bureau [...]