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Zed Books

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Publication types  Books
Headquarters location  London, United Kingdom
Country of origin  United Kingdom
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Founded  1976
Zed Books
Nonfiction topics  Politics, economics, gender studies, development studies, environment

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Zed Books is an independent non-fiction publishing company based in London, UK. It was founded in 1977 under the name Zed Press by Roger van Zwanenberg.


Zed publishes books for an international audience of both general and academic readers, covering areas such as politics and global current affairs, economics, gender studies and sexualities, development studies and the environment.

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Zed today

Zed Books' business model and structure are unique to the publishing industry. It is the world's largest English-language publishing collective. The company is owned and managed as a non-hierarchical co-operative by its workers, without any shareholders. It publishes around 70 books per year, providing many to the academic market and to university courses.

Zed's authors

Zed authors include Nawal El Saadawi, Yanis Varoufakis, Assata Shakur, Vandana Shiva, Ece Temelkuran and Paul French, as well as hundreds of internationally respected journalists and academics.


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