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University Press of America

University Press of America is an academic publisher based in the United States. Part of the independent Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, it was founded in 1975 and states that it has published "more than 10,000 academic, scholarly, and biographical titles in many disciplines". It acquired Rowman & Littlefield in 1988 and took that name for the parent company.

University Press of America
Parent companyRowman & Littlefield
FounderRaymond D. Fellers and Stanley D. Plotnick
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationLanham, Maryland
Publication typesBooks

As of 1989 it was the second largest small press distributor in the U.S.[1]


  1. ^ McDowell, Edwin (November 27, 1989). "The Media Business; University Press Becomes Big Distributor for Small Publishers". The New York Times.

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