Permanent Black was set up in 2000 and very quickly established a reputation as one of India's best academic imprints. We publish  exciting scholarship on India's history, ecology, politics and have well over 350 books in print and have published the region's most eminent scholars (take a look at our complete catalogue).

Our books are distributed by Orient BlackSwan (formerly called Orient Longman), India. A large number of our titles are co-published with prominent university presses in Europe and the US. We also co-publish Hedgehog & Fox, a series of academic monographs, with Ashoka University, India.