Boehlau, Verlag Ges. m. b. H. & Co. KG, publishing house, founded by K. Rauch in 1947. Boehlau specializes in history, social science, art, architecture, political science and legal history and has created an impressive range of publications in the field of cultural studies. In 1987, Boehlau entered into partnership with the scientific book selling company Minerva and thus became part of the worldwide distribution system of the scientific Springer publishing house. Approximately 100 new titles are published every year; close connections to the Boehlau Verlag at Cologne and Weimar (Germany).