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135 Years of Labor Day

The first “Labor Day” is thought to have been 135 years ago, on September 5, 1882 (United States Census Bureau). New Yorkers celebrated the day with a parade and since then, but of course has since passed into legislation as a national holiday. Originally...

Humanities E-Book 2017 Release

Humanities E-Book is pleased to announce our 2017 release of 154 titles into our collection.   This is our 14th round of titles, and HEB’s acquisition strategy for this round not only relied on the recommendations of scholars (the foundational principle of...

Welcome to the new HEB website!

Humanities E-Book (HEB) has been a cutting edge collection of backlist humanities titles for over 15 years now, and now we are holding our website to the same standards we hold our collection to. We hope that you find the new website easier to use and easier on the...

HEB’s Top Titles for January-June 2017

We at HEB would be somewhat shocked if Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism did not top the charts as the book that is most frequently accessed by Humanities E-Book users. And the first half of 2017 did indeed...

Top 25 HEB titles, January-June 2017

A mix of old & new in the Top 25… So Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities continues its impressive run on top of the Top 25 titles most-used by HEB subscribers, but maybe a challenger will appear during the second half of 2017.  Anyone interested...