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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For such a straight-forwardly named holiday, President’s Day is celebrated by different names and with a variety of traditions nationwide. Despite being initially celebrated for George Washington’s birthday on Feb. 11—the holiday never falls on his actual birthday—a curious case where tradition hits legislati [...]
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