Continuum International Publishing Group

Continuum International Publishing Group
Parent company Bloomsbury Publishing
Status Defunct
Founded 1999 (1999)
Founder Werner Mark Linz
Successor Bloomsbury Academic
Country of origin United Kingdom
Headquarters location London, New York City
Publication types Books
Imprints Burns & Oates, T&T Clark
Official website

Continuum International Publishing Group was an academic publisher of books with editorial offices in London and New York City. It was purchased by Nova Capital Management in 2005. In July 2011 it was taken over by Bloomsbury Publishing.[1] As of September 2012, all new Continuum titles are published under the Bloomsbury name (under the imprint Bloomsbury Academic).[2]

Continuum International was created in 1999 with the merger of the Cassell academic and religious lists and the Continuum Publishing Company, founded in New York in 1980.[3]

The academic publishing programme was focused on the humanities, especially the fields of philosophy, film and music, literature, education, linguistics, theology, and biblical studies. Continuum published Paulo Freire's seminal Pedagogy of the Oppressed.

Continuum acquired Athlone Press, which was founded in 1948 as the University of London publishing house and sold to the Bemrose Corporation in 1979.[4]

In 2003, Continuum acquired the London-based Hambledon & London[5] (Sunday Times Small Publisher of the Year 2001–02),[6] a publisher of trade history for the general reader.



  1. "Bloomsbury übernimmt Continuum International Publishing Group". July 11, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
  2. "Rebranding of Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press". November 2012. Archived from the original on April 29, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  3. allbusiness (November 29, 2006), "Sturrock departs Continuum", Article citing companies encompassed by Continuum, retrieved 21 December 2009
  4. Archives in London & the M25 area (AIM25) (November 29, 2006), "Athlone Press: 1945-1979", holdings at Senate House Library, University of London, retrieved 21 December 2009
  5. "about hambledon continuum". Archived from the original on January 15, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-24.
  6. "Hambledon and London". Archived from the original on January 20, 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-24.

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