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transcript is one of Europe’s leading independent academic publishers, with a main focus on cultural studies, the social sciences, history, philosophy, and cultural management. With a solid backlist of more than 3,500 titles, transcript releases about 400 new German- and English-language titles every year. Thanks to their London office and international partner presses, their international program is growing continually.

Since their beginnings in the late 1990s, transcript has been dedicated to providing an editorial service for innovative research, and to giving this content an unmistakable look. These commitments have formed a unique and well-balanced program, which contributes high-quality publications to the latest debates in various academic disciplines. Along with scholarly formats, publications also include stimulating essays that reach beyond purely academic audiences.

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Since 2014, De Gruyter has been in partnership with German publishing house transcript verlag to enable the global distribution of the publisher’s eBook collections of front list, backlist, archives and 6 innovative magazines. Transcript Verlag primarily publishes over 350 new releases each year in academic disciplines of social sciences, cultural studies, history, philosophy, and cultural management.


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