Urban & Schwarzenberg
|Parent company||Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck|
|Successor||Urban & Fischer|
|Country of origin||Germany|
|Nonfiction topics||medical literature|
Urban & Schwarzenberg was a German academic publishing company, specializing in medical literature. It was founded as a book store in 1866 in Vienna. It acquired the Wiener Medizinische Presse in 1876, marking the start of Urban & Schwarzenberg as a medical publisher. In 1898, the company opened an office in Berlin, which soon after became its new head office. The company relocated to Munich in 1949.
Urban & Schwarzenberg was acquired by the American company Waverly (parent of Williams & Wilkins) in 1990. Urban & Schwarzenberg was acquired by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck in 1998. In 1999, it was merged with another publishing house owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck, and became Urban & Fischer. In 2003, Urban & Fischer was acquired by Elsevier.
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- Einar H. Fredriksson, A Century of Science Publishing, 2001
- Hundert Jahre Urban & Schwarzenberg. 1866–1966, Munich, 1966