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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David Newhoff is an author and copyright advocate. He writes the blog The Illusion of More, and his book Who Invented Oscar Wilde: The Photograph at the Center of Modern American Copyright was published by Potomac Books in November 2020. Is Copyright Good for Black Artists? There is no arguing the fact that despit [...]
Books Mahagony: A Novel Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “Glissant (1928–2011) is as comprehensive as he is unconcerned with the encumbrance of linearity, and has found the perfect form to explore the inescapable and reverberating legacies of colonialism. This is a transcendent work of art.” [...]