International distribution information

Our sales department relies on a global network of distributors, agents and representatives to make sure all of our publications are available through online retailers and bookshops all over the world.

We want to keep our books as affordable as possible, so they can reach the widest reader base and have the biggest impact. We run regular sales and promotional offers through our website and partner with retailers who do the same.

In the US, all hard copy publications are represented and distributed by the University of Chicago Press who further ensure the widest dissemination of Zed Books. In the UK, the Zed Books list is represented by Yale University Press. Our entire digital offering, including all eBooks, is fulfilled globally by Ingram – NBNi and available through EBSCO and ProQuest.

To further encourage the sharing of information and knowledge, ebooks purchased from are DRM-free. We also offer Open Access publishing models.

You can find our publications from most bookshops, both on the High Street and online. For details on local Zed wholesale stockist or sales agents, please visit our sales representation and distribution page.

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