The Chinese Literature and History Press is the professional press under the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. It was established in January 1980, approved by the National Administration for Publication, originally named the Literary and Historical Document Press. In November 1985, it was renamed Chinese Literature and History Press with the approval of the State Bureau for Publication..
The Chinese Literature and History Press is engaged in publishing conference materials and investigation reports of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), its standing committee, the chairmen's meeting, and different special committees; publishing works and reference books on social science and culture targeted to the committee members of the CPPCC and the people related to them; modern literary and historical documents of China collected by the CPPCC; documents, works, working manuals concerning the unified front, the CPPCC, and democratic parties; poetry anthology, collected works, chronicles, and pictorials of famous patriots; some documents of the history of the Communist Party, and local chronicles; works based on actual documents and biographies; and selectively publishing books from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and overseas that are related to cultural exchanges and the work of united front. In the past 20 years, it published more than 1,000 titles of books and periodicals, which amount to more than 30 million copies.