Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing
house founded in 1949. Under several imprints, the company offers
scholarly books and journals for the academic market, as well as trade
books. Rowman & Littlefield is the world's largest publisher in
The company also owns the book distributing company National Book
Network based in Lanham, Maryland.
The current company took shape when University Press of America
acquired Rowman & Littlefield in 1988 and took the Rowman &
Littlefield name for the parent company. Since 2013, there is also an
affiliated company based in London, UK called Rowman & Littlefield
International which is editorially independent and publishes only
academic books in Philosophy,
1 Imprints 2 Distribution 3 See also 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External links
Alban (acquired 2014 from the Alban Institute)
AltaMira Press (acquired 1999 from SAGE Publications)
Ardsley House Publishers, Inc.
Bernan Press (acquired 2008)
Cowley Publications (acquired 2007 from the Society of St. John the
Down East Books (acquired 2013)
Globe Pequot Press
Falcon Guides Gooseberry Patch (acquired 2015) Lyons Press TwoDot Books
Government Institutes (acquired 2004) Hamilton Books (founded 2003) Ivan R. Dee, Publisher (acquired 1998) Jason Aronson (acquired 2003) Lexington Books (acquired 1998) M Evans & Co (acquired 2007) Newbridge Educational Publishing (acquired 2008 from Haights Cross) Rowman & Littlefield Education or R&L Education (formerly Technomic Books, acquired 1999) Rowman & Littlefield (acquired 1988 by UPA)
Philip Turner Books (founded 2009)
Scarecrow Press (acquired 1995); founded by Ralph R. Shaw Taylor Trade (acquired 2001)
Bridge Works (acquired 2000) Cooper Square Press (founded 1961 by Rowman & Littlefield, acquired 1988 by UPA) The Derrydale Press (acquired 1999) Madison Books (founded 1985 by UPA) M. Evans (acquired 2005) Roberts Rinehart (acquired 2000)
Bucknell University Press
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Lehigh University Press
University of Delaware Press
List of book distributors
^ Rowman & Littlefield Buys Alban Institute Book Program ^ a b Harry Ransom Center; University of Reading Library. "Firms Out of Business". Retrieved June 8, 2017 – via University of Texas at Austin. Information about vanished publishing concerns, literary agencies, and similar firms ^ Rosen, Judith (January 10, 2007). "Rowman & Littlefield Buys Cowley List". Publishers Weekly. ^ "Rowman & Littlefield Buys Down East Book Assets". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2014-08-22. ^ "Rowman & Littlefield Acquires Globe Pequot Press". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2014-08-22. ^ "Rowman & Littlefield Acquires Gooseberry Patch". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2016-08-02. ^ "M Evans & Co". Jacket Flap. Bel Air, Los Angeles: Inceptor Inc. Retrieved January 9, 2017. ^ "News Briefs". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2017-12-31. ^ "PW: Roberts Rinehart Assets Sold To Court Wayne Press". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2014-08-22. ^ "Rowman &Littlefield Makes Four Buys". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2014-08-22. ^ Rowman & Littlefield Buys Stackpole Books ^ "Rowman & Littlefield Buys Sheed & Ward". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2014-08-22.
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