Arcadia Publishing


Arcadia Publishing

Infobox_Company | company_name = Arcadia Publishing
foundation = 1993
location =

num_employees = 108
industry = Books, & Publishing
products = Books
homepage = [http://www.arcadiapublishing.com]

Arcadia Publishing is an American publisher of local history. It was founded in Dover, New Hampshire in 1993 by United Kingdom-based Tempus Publishing, but became independent in 2004.

The corporate office is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina with other offices in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Chicago; and San Francisco, California.

Its formula for regional publishing is to use local writers or historians to write about their community using 180 to 240 black-and-white photographs with captions and introductory paragraphs in a 128 page book. [Hall, Alan. [http://www.steubenville.lib.oh.us/director/DCdetail.asp?dcID=21 "The Book Is at the Printer!"] March 20 2005 and [http://www.steubenville.lib.oh.us/Director/DCdetail.asp?dcID=34 "Steubenville" A Book Written by Librarians"] July 3 2005. Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio. Accessed August 24 2007. Hall is a co-author and describes the process of writing and editing an Acadia book "Steubenville" ISBN 978-0738533995.] The "Images of America" series is the company's largest product line.

Other series include "Images of Rail, Images of Sports, Images of Baseball, Black America, Postcard History, Campus History, Corporate History," and "Then & Now".

The books are printed in the United States. It handles its own sales and distribution with the following each accounting for one-third of the company's sales:
*Bookstore chains
*Independent bookstores, libraries, museums
*Nontraditional outlets - historical societies, hardware stores [Milliot, Jim. [http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA443447.html "Arcadia Publishing Adopts National View"] Publishers Weekly, August 9 2004. Accessed August 24 2007.]

References

External links

* [http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/ company website]
*Singh, Gary. [http://www.metroactive.com/metro/11.23.05/alleys-0547.html "Graveyard Shift"] . Metro Silicon Valley Silicon Alleys column. November 23 2005. Access from Metroactive.com August 24 2007
* [http://www.lettersonpages.com/?p=36 Arcadia Publishing book review at Letters on Pages]


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