Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd was established in 1991. 

It has two main imprints – ASP Australian Scholarly Publishing and Arcadia general non-fiction & fiction including the Press On series. 

Australian Scholarly Publishing also has a national sales & distribution arm, Australian Book Marketing, which represents Australian Scholarly and overseas publishers to the book trade, special interest groups, schools and libraries.

If you wish to submit a proposal for a book, please ring or email Nick Walker to discuss the proposal, or post a synopsis and sample chapters, or the entire manuscript of the work, to our postal address. Be sure to include your telephone number or email address and a stamped self-addressed envelope.


Amongst our new titles:

 Cokley_Shopping News Shopping News: Agenda Finding, What the Audience Does Before the News
A series of practical models to illustrate how journalists and publishers can please more readers without compromising ethics or quality

The Fitzgerald Brothers' Circus
A vivid account of the enormously popular 19th century Fitzgerald Brothers' Circus tent shows, orchestrated performances and personalities

Piggin_Engaging Rome & Jerusalem Engaging Rome and Jerusalem: Historical Essays for our Time
A collection of Edwin Judge's essays on the angst and contradictions in modern civilisation in terms of the unresolved tension between Classical and biblical thought
Anderson_Land & LIvelihoods in PNG Land and Livelihoods in Papua New Guinea
In Papua New Guinea powerful interests have their eyes on land. At stake are the livelihoods of most of the countrys seven million people, mostly in rural areas. This book examines their economic options
Doggett_A Far Cry A Far Cry: Town Crying in the Antipodes
For a century and a half town criers walked the streets of Australian towns, ringing their bells and conveying their messages. This fascinating account is the first to tell their full story.
Metcalfe&Game_What is a Social Relation? What is a Social Relation?: An Apprenticeship in Sociological Imagination
An author and reader collaborative exploration of the fundamental logic of social relationships, sociological thinking and practice


A Companion to the Australian Media:

Released November 30 2014, A Companion to the Australian Media provides the first comprehensive, up-to-date historical account of Australia's press, broadcasting and new media sectors. To order click here or the below order form:


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