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. A new series on the Portuguese-Speaking World: Its History, Politics and Culture has been launched under the editorship of António Costa Pinto, Onésimo T. Almeida and Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo. The publishing aims of the series are detailed under Libraries of Study.
A new edition (Autumn 2016 to Summer 2017) of our e-Catalogue is available for download on the Home page. It comprises of a selection of forthcoming titles and publications now available in paperback. A selection of best-seller covers is provided on the final page of the e-Catalogue.
Sussex Academic has recently opened an editorial office in Toronto, Canada, where we look forward to engaging with Canadian scholars.
The Press e-Book programme launched in Autumn 2013 for e-Libraries and e-Reader devices. Availability is indicated with by an eBook logo with a direct purchase link.
This year the Press celebrates 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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. . . Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in
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Henry David Thoreau, 1817–62