Berghahn Books

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Berghahn Books
FounderMarion Berghahn
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City
DistributionTurpin Distribution (United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, India)
Ingram Academic (United States, Australia, New Zealand)[1]
Publication typesBooks, Academic journals

Berghahn Books is a publisher of scholarly books and academic journals in the humanities and social sciences, with a special focus on social & cultural anthropology, European history, politics, and film & media studies. It was founded in 1994 by Marion Berghahn.[2]

Books division[edit]

Berghahn Books publishes ca 140 new titles and some 80 paperback editions each year and has a backlist of nearly 2,500 titles in print. New titles are published in both print and online, with the select digitization of the backlist currently being undertaken as part of the Berghahn Books Online platform. Many Berghahn titles have been reviewed on Choice.[3]

Journals division[edit]

Berghahn Journals currently publishes over 40 journals in those social science and humanities fields that complement its books list. This includes an annual series, Advances in Research, launched in 2013. Its journals have been available online since 2001.[4] Berghahn Journals was awarded the AAP PROSE Award for Best New Journal in the Social Sciences and Humanities two years in a row: in 2009 for Girlhood Studies and in 2008 for Projections.[5] Girlhood Studies was also the recipient of the Highly Commended Certificate for the 2010 ALPSP Best New Journal Award.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Who's Who at Berghahn". Retrieved 2017-10-12.
  2. ^ Kingston, Sean (2002-12-20). "An Interview with Marion Berghahn: On the Intricacies of Anthropological Publishing". Anthropology Today. 16 (2): 16–20. doi:10.1111/1467-8322.00015.
  3. ^ "List of Outstanding Titles - 2010". Choice Reviews Online. Archived from the original on 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  4. ^ "Journals 2017" (PDF). Berghahn Books. 2017-04-11. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-21. Retrieved 2017-08-11. Founded in 1994, its program, which includes close to 40 journals and over 125 new titles a year, spans Anthropology, Migration & Refugee Studies, Geography, History, and Film Studies.
  5. ^ "2009 Winners: Category Award Winners". PROSE Awards. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  6. ^ "ALPSP Awards 2010 - Winners". ALPSP. 2010-09-13. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2017-08-11.

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