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publishing company, specializing in college humanities
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s. Bedford/St. Martin's is part of the Bedford, Freeman, and Worth Publishing group owned by the Stuttgart
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-based Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck is a Stuttgart-based publishing holding company which owns publishing companies worldwide. Holtzbrinck has published everything from Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses to classics by Agatha Christie, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway and John Updike...
. Editorial offices are located in Boston and New York. The company was founded in 1981 by Charles Christensen as Bedford Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press. The current president is Joan Feinberg.
Bedford/St. Martin's published some of the most successfulhttp://www.dianahacker.com
textbooks in the publishing industry, including A Writer's Reference
by Diana Hacker, Patterns for College Writing
, The Bedford Reader
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, The American Promise
and more. The texts are widely adopted in college courses as well as high school
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Advanced Placement courses. St. Martin's Press
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