University of Missouri Press

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University of Missouri Press
Parent companyUniversity of Missouri
Founded1958
FounderWilliam Peden
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationColumbia, Missouri
DistributionChicago Distribution Center (US)[1]
Scholarly Book Services (Canada)
East-West Export Books (Asia, the Pacific)
The Eurospan Group (Europe)[2]
Publication typesBooks
Official websitepress.umsystem.edu

The University of Missouri Press is a university press controlled by the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and London, England. It was created in 1958 by English professor William Peden.[3] Many publications are by, for, and about people from Missouri. The Press also focuses on the areas of American and world history; military history; intellectual history; biography; journalism; African American studies; women's studies; American, British, and Latin American literary criticism; political science; regional studies; and creative nonfiction. The Press has published 2,000 books since its creation and currently publishes about 30 mostly academic books a year.

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  1. "Publishers served by the Chicago Distribution Center". University of Chicago Press. Retrieved 2017-09-12.
  2. "Orders". Missouri Press. Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  3. "History and Mission". University of Missouri Press. Retrieved May 26, 2012.