Bloomsbury Academic


The Academic division of Bloomsbury specialises in the arts, humanities and social sciences, law, business and management, and study skills. Publishing 1400+ books and digital resources each year, it includes the imprints Fairchild Books, Hart Publishing, I.B. Tauris, Methuen Drama, The Arden Shakespeare, T&T Clark and Zed Books. In 2021 Red Globe Press was acquired from Macmillan Education Limited and 2022 saw the acquisition of ABC-Cli. Bloomsbury Professional leads in UK and Ireland law, tax and accountancy.

With a history stretching back over more than 100 years, Fairchild Books is a world-leading publisher in the fields of fashion and interior design.

The division has won the Bookseller Industry Award for Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year three times: in 2013, 2014 and 2021.

15 Courses

Learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with our short online courses.