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 Future Has an Appointment with the Dawn Tanella Boni, Translated by Todd Fredson Selected for the Poetry Longlist for the 2019 National Translation Awards Bourbon Justice: How Whiskey Law Shaped America Brian F. Haara Review from Bourbon Veach: “This book combines those two interests [distilling and [...]
The following is an excerpt from 9/12: The Epic Battle of the Ground Zero Responders by William H. Groner and Tom Teicholz (September 2019). In those first days, the disorganized mass of police, firefighters, emergency response personnel, construction workers, and volunteers who showed up at the site formed a human chain [...]