Basic Books

Perseus Group

Since its founding in 1952, Basic Books has shaped public debate by publishing award-winning books in history, science, sociology, psychology, politics, and current affairs. Basic Books also publishes new works in African and African-American studies under the Basic Civitas imprint.


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New York, NY 10107

Phone: (212) 340-8101


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