About UWI Press

The University of the West Indies Press is a not-for-profit scholarly publisher of books in fourteen academic disciplines. It is particularly well known for its work in Caribbean history, Caribbean cultural studies, Caribbean literature, gender studies, education and political science. Founded in 1992, the press has over 350 books in print. Its books are peer-reviewed and approved by an editorial committee composed of local and international scholars. For orders and customer service in the United States, Caribbean and Latin America please contact Longleaf Services Inc by phone (919) 966-7449, (800)848-6224 or by email customerservice@longleafservices.org.
Mission Statement
The University of the West Indies Press’s mission is to be the premier scholarly book publisher in the Caribbean, to enhance and encourage research and publication of Caribbean scholarship, to promote the global reputation of the University of the West Indies by empowering the scholarly community it serves, and to disseminate Caribbean scholarship to the world within a cost-effective environment.