Douglas & McIntyre

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Douglas & McIntyre
Parent company Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.
Founded1971
FounderJim Douglas and Scott McIntyre
Country of origin Canada
Headquarters location Vancouver
Distribution University of Toronto Press (Canada)
Publishers Group West (US) [1]
Publication typesBooks
Imprints Douglas & McIntyre
Official website www.douglas-mcintyre.com

Douglas & McIntyre is an imprint of the Canadian book publishing firm Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.

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Douglas & McIntyre was founded by James Douglas and Scott McIntyre in 1971 as an independent publishing company based in Vancouver. Reorganized with new owners in 2008 as D&M Publishers Inc., it bought New Society Publishers. In October 2012 the company filed a Notice of Intention (NOI) under the Canadian bankruptcy act. [2] D&M Publishers sold off its imprints while under NOI protection; New Society returned to its previous owners, the imprint Greystone Books was sold to a group headed by Heritage House Publishing and set up as a stand-alone company called Greystone Books Ltd. while the original Douglas & McIntyre list was sold to the owners of Harbour Publishing who placed it under a new independent company, Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd. [3] [4] [5]

Greystone Books

Greystone Books is a Vancouver, British Columbia-based publisher of nonfiction books that publishes in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. The company was established in 1993 as an imprint of Douglas & McIntyre under founding publisher Rob Sanders and has been an independent publisher, Greystone Books Ltd., since 2013.

Harbour Publishing is a Canadian independent book publisher.

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Robert Bringhurst Canadian writer and typographer

Robert Bringhurst is a Canadian poet, typographer and author. He has translated substantial works from Haida and Navajo and from classical Greek and Arabic. He wrote The Elements of Typographic Style, a reference book of typefaces, glyphs and the visual and geometric arrangement of type. He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in June 2013.

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E. Wade Davis is a Colombian-Canadian anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author, and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures, especially in North and South America and particularly involving the traditional uses and beliefs associated with psychoactive plants. Davis came to prominence with his 1985 best-selling book The Serpent and the Rainbow about the zombies of Haiti. Davis is Professor of Anthropology and the BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia.

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References

  1. "Booksellers - Douglas & McIntyre" . Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  2. "Douglas & McIntyre owner files for bankruptcy". CBC News. October 22, 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2012.
  3. Heritage House Publishing Acquires Greystone Books
  4. D&M Publishers Finds Buyer for Douglas & McIntyre Imprint
  5. D&M's New Society Imprint Sold
  6. http://www.douglas-mcintyre.com/author/michael-nicoll-yahgulanaas
  7. Douglas & McIntyre author list Archived October 5, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  8. Montreal Gazette Archived November 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  9. Douglas & McIntyre About page Archived October 5, 2007, at the Wayback Machine

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