Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading independent academic and professional publisher with a strong focus on the social sciences and legal fields. They publish 400 book and journal titles annually and have successfully created a prestigious list of over 7,000 titles with the aim of enriching and supporting the academic and professional communities through creative commissioning and effective dissemination of high calibre content for a global audience, and by delivering a dynamic, responsive and efficient publishing service to authors, readers and customers.
The company was founded by its current Chairman, Edward Elgar, and remains an independent family business.
Edward Elgar Publishing was conceived as an international scholarly press focusing on topics of global interest.
Elgar titles are, on average, some of the most highly cited books in their respective subject fields. Validating a thoughtful approach to publishing, marketing and dissemination.