W. H. Freeman and Company

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W. H. Freeman and Company is an imprint of Macmillan Higher Education, a division of Macmillan Publishers. Macmillan publishes monographs and textbooks for the sciences under the imprint.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1946 by William H. Freeman. He had been a salesman and editor at Macmillan Publishing. Freeman's first published book was General Chemistry by Linus Pauling.[1] Freeman was acquired by Scientific American Inc. in 1964. Holtzbrinck bought Scientific American in 1986.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "About W.H. Freeman". W.H. Freeman. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 

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