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About The Press
Sussex Academic serves the international academic community and promotes learning and scholarship to a global audience. The editorial and production staff are committed to publishing to the highest standards across a wide range of academic subject disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Press supports authors through strong editorial and development skills, and is committed to serving the world of scholarship by promoting our authors’ writing and research endeavours so that they make the maximum impact on their readership and profession.
The Press publishing programme addresses issues of contemporary relevance and debate in Middle East topics, Theology & Religion, History, and Literary Criticism. University editorship and publishing cooperation with universities mostly falls under the Sussex Libraries of Study, which include Latin American, First Nations, Spanish History, and Asian studies. Two new series have been launched: The Portuguese-Speaking World: Its History, Politics and Culture, under the editorship of António Costa Pinto, Onésimo T. Almeida and Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo; and Critical Voices, offering accessible introductions to the key ideas of significant thinkers in literary studies and cultural criticism under the editorship of David Jonathan Y. Bayot.
A new edition (Autumn 2017 to Summer 2018) of our e-Catalogue is available for download on the Home page. It comprises a selection of forthcoming titles and publications now available in paperback; best-seller covers are detailed on the final page of the e-Catalogue; press e-Book publications are notified. E-Book availability is explained under Resources.
As of July 1st, Marketing and Distribution in North America will be undertaken by Independent Publishers Group (IPG) of Chicago, which earlier in the year bought out International Specialized Book Services (ISBS) of Portland, Oregon. IPG is the second largest independent book distributor in the US. Its innovative publisher services and extensive marketing reach herald a dynamic and positive step for the Press and its Authors.
Last year the Press celebrated 21 years of service to scholarly publishing. The Press continues to commission actively. All books submitted to the Press are refereed by external academic advisors.
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“Books are the treasured
wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations
. . . Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in
every society, and, more than kings and emperors, exert an influence
Henry David Thoreau, 1817–62