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“It was very important in the early days to maintain a high level of quality and we continue this philosophy to this day” – an interview with Edward Elgar

April 16, 2015

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To mark the publication of the 300th title in the International Library of Critical Writings in Economics we interviewed Edward Elgar, the founder and Chairman of Edward Elgar Publishing, to learn more about how this important book series began and its enduring popularity amongst academic reference libraries.

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How Academic Publishers Decide What to Publish

December 18, 2014

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Almost all academic publishers look at three key things when deciding whether to publish a proposed book. Our Executive Editor Alan Sturmer considers how authors can use this knowledge to choose the right publisher and make the best possible book proposal.

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Why Do Publishers Attend Academic Conferences? By Francine O’Sullivan

August 12, 2014

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In the many years working for Edward Elgar, I have attended in excess of 150 academic conferences. This is a lot of conference bags, air miles, hotel soap, being lost in strange cities and, indeed, time. Now is the height of the conference season and so is perhaps a good time to reflect on why we actually do it.

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