Zed Books

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Zed Books
Founded 1977
Country of origin United Kingdom
Headquarters location Cynthia Street, King's Cross, London
Publication types Books
Nonfiction topics Politics, economics, gender studies, development studies, environment
Official website www.zedbooks.co.uk

Zed Books is an independent academic publishing company based in London.

Founded in 1977 under the name Zed Press, Zed publishes academic books covering areas such as politics, economics, gender studies, development studies, and the environment.[1]

Zed today[edit]

Zed Books is managed as a co-operative by its worker-directors, without any shareholders.[1] It publishes around 60 books per year, providing many to the academic market and to university courses.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Zed Books". International Alliance of Independent Publishers. Retrieved December 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (2002). "Zed Books Celebrates 25 Years of International Publishing. (Books)". The Free Library, by Farlex. Retrieved December 12, 2011. 

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