Benjamin Cummings

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Benjamin Cummings
Parent company Pearson Education
Founded 1977
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location San Francisco
Publication types Textbooks
Nonfiction topics Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, Health & Kinesiology, Microbiology, and Physics & Astronomy
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Benjamin Cummings specializes in science and is a publishing imprint of Pearson, the world's largest education publishing and technology company which is part of Pearson PLC, the global publisher ex owner of Penguin and Financial Times. Benjamin Cummings publishes medical textbooks, anatomy and physiology laboratory manuals, biology and microbiology textbooks, and health/kinesiology textbooks.[1]

Cummings Publishing Company was formed in 1968 as a division of Addison-Wesley. In 1977, Addison-Wesley purchased the W. A. Benjamin Company and merged it with Cummings. Benjamin Cummings, along with the rest of Addison-Wesley, was purchased by Pearson in 1988.


  1. ^ "Pearson Education - Benjamin Cummings". Archived from the original on 2008-12-20. Retrieved 2008-07-23. 

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