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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With the holiday season upon us, we here at Nebraska would like to express our appreciation and gratitude. For the rest of the year, until December 31, 2021, our entire backlist, a collection consisting of over 4,000 different books, will be available for 50% OFF. From Native American History to Latin American [...]