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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From classrooms to genetic testing, people have a fascination with discovering their origins. Many children have a desire to know who their parents were before starting a family—yet some parents do not have the words to explain what happened in their past. Two new memoirs written by the children of Holocaust survivors no [...]
Books War Flower Brooke King Starred review from Kirkus: “An absolutely compelling war memoir marked by the author’s incredible strength of character and vulnerability.” Typically Jewish Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Review from Kirkus: “A spirited examination of the essence of Jewishness.” [...]