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 The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings Jeffrey L. Rubenstein Featured in Forward: “For many Jews, the Talmud is like a pot of boiling water that they feel they have no way to lift and to carry around. With this book, Rubenstein has given handles to the Talmud, as it were, enabling greater access to [...]
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