Columbia University Press

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Columbia University Press seeks to enhance Columbia University’s educational and research mission by publishing outstanding original works by scholars and other intellectuals that contribute to an understanding of global human concerns. The Press also reflects the importance of its location in New York City in its publishing programs. Through book, reference, electronic publishing, and distribution services, the Press broadens the university’s international reputation.


Columbia University Press publishes over 170 new titles annually in the fields of Asian studies and literature, biological sciences, business, culinary history, current affairs, economics, environmental sciences, film and media studies, finance, history, international affairs, literary studies, Middle Eastern studies, neuroscience, New York City history, philosophy, neuroscience, paleontology, political theory, religion, social work, and sociology.

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  • Download Spring 2024 catalog here
    Edelweiss Spring 2024
  • Download Fall 2023 catalog here
  • Download Spring 2023 catalog here
  • Download Fall 2022 catalog here
  • Download Spring 2022 catalog here
  • Download 2022 Asian Studies catalog here



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