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Liverpool University Press, founded in 1899, is the third oldest university press
University press
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 in England
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 after Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press
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 and Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press
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LUP specialises in languages and literatures, history
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 and visual culture. It has rapidly expanded since 2004 and now publishes approximately 50 books and 43 journal issues across 15 journals every year. All LUP books are distributed in North America by University of Chicago Press
University of Chicago Press
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, the largest US university press.

In a distinguished and long history, LUP has published the work of Nobel prize winners, art historians such as E.H. Gombrich, leading literary critics including Hermione Lee
Hermione Lee
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, and major political figures such as Lord David Owen
David Owen
David Anthony Llewellyn Owen, Baron Owen CH PC FRCP is a British politician.Owen served as British Foreign Secretary from 1977 to 1979, the youngest person in over forty years to hold the post; he co-authored the failed Vance-Owen and Owen-Stoltenberg peace plans offered during the Bosnian War...

. It also enjoys ongoing collaborations with Tate
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, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)
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, the Bluecoat
Bluecoat Chambers
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, the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
The Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, or PMSA, was established in 1991 to bring together individuals and organisations with an interest in public sculptures and monuments, their production, preservation and history....

 and National Museums Liverpool
National Museums Liverpool
National Museums Liverpool, previously known as National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, comprises several museums and art galleries in and around Liverpool, England. All museums and galleries in this group have free admission...

. Among LUP’s flagship journals, the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies has been published continually from Liverpool since 1923 and Town Planning Review celebrated its centenary in 2010.

See also

University of Liverpool
University of Liverpool
The University of Liverpool is a teaching and research university in the city of Liverpool, England. It is a member of the Russell Group of large research-intensive universities and the N8 Group for research collaboration. Founded in 1881 , it is also one of the six original "red brick" civic...

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