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With a tradition of publishing in social science that stretches back to the 19th century, we have pioneered groundbreaking scholarship in publications that have become recognised as core to their disciplines. Today we continue to publish the very best scholars and the very best research across the social sciences.
was first published in the 19th Century and now, with 120 years of history, has become a benchmark publication in its field. When the Palgrave Macmillan imprint launched in 2000 we took our name from our most important publication!
The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
The International Political Economy series recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, and has become integral to the life of the discipline. According to Shaun Breslin (University of Warwick) this series is “the first place to go for state of the art research in IPE”.
Published annually since 1864, The Statesman's Yearbook remains the first point of reference for reliable, concise information on any country in the world. It was ranked by Library Journal as one of the top 20 best reference resources of the millennium.
We have been publishing the greatly respected British General Election books after each election since 1945. David Dimbleby has described these books as “the Bible of General Elections”. Find out more about the most recent edition here.
The famous is now in its tenth edition.
British Political Facts
We first published EH Carr's in 1939. It has since become a truly classic IR text.
The Twenty Years Crisis
Palgrave author Steve Fuller has been described as "the closest thing to a Foucault writing today in the English language" - Metascience.
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