HEB has officially launched its handheld/mobile editions program, with several dozen titles from the online collection now available for use with various handheld readers, and more to come down the line. For the time being, these titles may be individually purchased for $9.99 from various online retailers, including Amazon and iBooks. We are also exploring options for eventually offering the books as part of a subscriptions package.
This initial set of handheld titles includes older as well as contemporary works, from fields such as European, African, and Asian History; Women’s Studies; Art; Science and Technology; and more.
Among HEB’s current handheld offerings are George Dangerfield, The Strange Death of Liberal England; de Roover, The Rise and Decline of the Medici Bank, 1397-1494; Hubert Jedin’s History of the Council of Trent, Volumes I and II; Joseph Levenson, Confucian China and Its Modern Fate; Claire Robertson and Martin Klein, Women and Slavery in Africa; Stephen Schuker, The End of French Predominance in Europe; Frederick Winslow Taylor, Scientific Management, Comprising Shop Management; Studs Terkel, Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression; and E. Fuller Torrey: Schizophrenia and Civilization.