Stanford University Press has a long tradition of excellence in publishing in the humanities and social sciences. The Stanford University Press imprint was first used in 1895, and is now paired with a range of professional imprints, including: Stanford Business Books; Stanford Law Books; Stanford Economics and Finance; Stanford Security Studies; and Stanford Politics and Policy.
We have been a leader in the adoption of ebook distribution models, and Stanford Scholarship Online continues that role with a full range of our disciplines represented. Clear strengths of SSO in its initial launch will be in the areas of history, Latin American studies, and Asian studies. These well-established lists will be fully represented, alongside newer areas of current strength for Stanford, such as Middle East studies, business, sociology, and anthropology.
A new UPSO subdiscipline is being launched for Jewish Studies in order to best identify Stanford’s longstanding program in that area. Of note in that module is the series Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture, edited by Aron Rodrigue and Steve Zipperstein.