W. H. Freeman and Company

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W. H. Freeman and Company
Parent companyMacmillan Publishers
Founded1946
FounderWilliam H. Freeman
Country of originUnited States
Publication typesTextbooks
Nonfiction topicsScience
Official websitewww.macmillanlearning.com

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. Archived from the original on February 18, 2009.

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