About Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading independent academic and professional publisher with a strong focus on the social sciences and legal fields. We publish 400 book and journal titles annually and have successfully created a prestigious list of over 7,000 titles.


Elgar titles are, on average, some of the most highly cited books in their respective subject fields. Gaining more chapter and book level citations than our large commercial competitors and some well know university press publishers. Validating our thoughtful approach to publishing, marketing and dissemination.


Recently the company has received a number of awards and distinctions for our digital publishing and global reach, as well as for our traditional approach to publishing.