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HEB currently offers a subset of titles from its online collection as downloadable/ mobile editions formatted for use with various handheld devices. HEB is working toward incorporating these editions into a subscriptions package in the future. For the time being, the books can be purchased individually for $9.99 each from a number of sources, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble's NOOK Book Store, and various other U.S.-based and international online retailers, such as BooksOnBoardeBookMallLybrary.comPowell's Books, and Feedbooks.

The following titles are currently available as handheld editions. (As we are in the process of converting several dozen additional books for download, it is recommended that interested readers periodically return to check this page.)

Author Title Date
Anderson, J. N. D. Islamic Law in the Modern World 1959
Armi, C. The Art of American Car Design: The Profession and Personalities 1988
Bagnall, Roger S. Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History 1995
Basham, A. L. The Wonder that was India: A Survey of the Culture of the Indian Sub-Continent Before the Coming of the Muslims 1959
Berlo, Janet C. The Early Years of Native American Art History 1992
Bernier, Francois Travels in the Mogul Empire 1916
Bourne, Kenneth Britain and the Balance of Power in North America, 1815-1908 1967
Boyer, Paul, and Tom Engelhardt By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age 1994
Bradford, William Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647 1952
Brand, Charles M. Byzantium Confronts the West, 1180-1204 1968
Bush, Vannevar Science: The Endless Frontier 1960
Caplan, Lionel Studies in Religious Fundamentalism 1987
Carter, Dan The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism and the Transformation of American Politics 2000
Chirot, Daniel Social Change in a Peripheral Society: The Creation of a Balkan Colony 1976
Chirot, Daniel Social Change in the Modern Era 1986
Commager, Henry Freedom and Order: A Commentary on the American Political Scene 1966
Cooper, Frederick On the African Waterfront: Urban Disorder and the Transformation of Work in Colonial Mombasa 1987
Crone, Patricia Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam 1987
Cuno, Kenneth M. The Pasha's Peasants: Land, Society, and Economy in Lower Egypt, 1740-1858 1992
Dangerfield, George The Era of Good Feelings 1952
Dangerfield, George The Strange Death of Liberal England 1961
de Roover, Raymond The Medici Bank: Its Organization, Management, Operations, and Decline 1948
de Roover, Raymond The Rise and Decline of the Medici Bank, 1397-1494 1963
Deacon, Desley Managing Gender: The State, The New Middle Class, and Women Workers, 1830-1930 1989
Dollard, John Caste and Class in a Southern Town 1949
Edgerton, Jr., Samuel Y. The Renaissance Rediscovery of Linear Perspective 1975
Ehrenkreutz, Andrew S. Saladin 1972
Evans-Pritchard, Edward E. The Sanusi of Cyrenaica 1954
Fasce, Ferdinando An American Family: The Great War and Corporate Culture in America 2002
Faulkner, Robert The Jurisprudence of John Marshall 1968
Fisher, Raymond H. The Russian Fur Trade, 1550-1700 1943
Fitzhugh, William W., and Susan A. Kaplan Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo 1982
Furnivall, J. S. Colonial Policy and Practice: A Comparative Study of Burma and Netherlands India 1948
Geertz, Hildred The Javanese Family: A Study of Kinship and Socialization 1961
Gellner, Ernest Saints of the Atlas 1969
Harbison, E. Harris Rival Ambassadors at the Court of Queen Mary 1940
Harrison, Brian Drink and the Victorians: The Temperance Question in England 1815-1872 (Second Edition) 1994
Hartog, Francois, and Janet Lloyd (translator) The Mirror of Herodotus: The Representation of the Other in the Writing of History 1988
Hasluck, Frederick William Christianity and Islam Under the Sultans, Volume I 1929
Hasluck, Frederick William Christianity and Islam Under the Sultans, Volume II 1929
Herlihy, David, and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber Tuscans and Their Families: A Study of the Florentine Catasto of 1427 1985
Hewlett, Richard Greening, and Jack M. Holl Atoms for Peace and War, 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission 1989
Hirschfeld, Magnus Women East and West: Impressions of a Sex Expert 1935
Hobson, John A. Imperialism: A Study 1975
Hodgkin, Thomas L. Nationalism in Colonial Africa 1956
Horowitz, Daniel Betty Friedan and the Making of "The Feminine Mystique": The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern Feminism 1998
Hughes, Kathleen The Church in Early Irish Society 1966
James, William The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature 1929
Jedin, Hubert A History of the Council of Trent, Volume I: The Struggle for the Council 1957-1961
Jedin, Hubert A History of the Council of Trent, Volume II: The First Sessions at Trent, 1545-1547 1957-1961
Jeremy, David J. Transatlantic Industrial Revolution: The Diffusion of Textile Technologies Between Britain and America, 1770-1830s 1981
Jongman, Willem The Economy and Society of Pompeii 1988
Kahin, George Intervention: How America Became Involved in Vietnam 1986
Klineberg, Otto Characteristics of the American Negro 1944
Lanning, John Tate Academic Culture in the Spanish Colonies 1940
Lanning, John Tate The Eighteenth-Century Enlightenment in the University of San Carlos de Guatemala 1956
Lanning, John Tate Pedro de la Torre: Doctor to Conquerors 1974
Lanning, John Tate The University in the Kingdom of Guatemala 1955
Lelyveld, David Aligarh's First Generation: Muslim Solidarity in British India 1978
Lesko, Barbara Women's Earliest Records: From Ancient Egypt and Western Asia 1989
Levenson, Joseph R. Confucian China and Its Modern Fate: A Trilogy 1968
Mâle, Emile The Gothic Image: Religious Art in France in the Thirteenth-Century 1958
Martines, Lauro Power and Imagination: City-States in Renaissance Italy 1988
Matthiessen, F. O. American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman 1941
McClintock, Anne P. Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest 1995
McDougall, Walter The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age 1997
McIlwain, Charles The American Revolution: A Constitutional Interpretation 1923
McPherson, James M. Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution 1991
McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era 1988
Mitchell, Otis C. Two German Crowns: Monarchy and Empire in Medieval Germany 1985
Mudimbe, Valentin The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge 1988
Notestein, Wallace A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 1968
Offen, Karen Paul de Cassagnac and the Authoritarian Tradition in Nineteenth-Century France 1991
Offen, Karen, and Ruth Roach Pierson Writing Women's History: International Perspectives 1991
Olschki, Leonardo Marco Polo's Asia: An Introduction to His "Description of the World" Called "Il Milione" 1960
Pomeroy, Sarah Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity 1995
Pomeroy, Sarah Women in Hellenistic Egypt: from Alexander to Cleopatra 1984
Prescott, William H. The Conquest of Mexico, Volume I 1922
Prescott, William H. The Conquest of Mexico, Volume II 1922
Rearden, Steven, and Alfred Goldberg (ed) History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense: The Formative Years, 1947-1950 1984
Robertson, Claire C. Sharing the Same Bowl: A Socio-Economic History of Women and Class in Accra, Ghana 1984
Robertson, Claire C., and Martin Klein Women and Slavery in Africa 1997
Robertson, William Spence The Life of Miranda, Volume I 1929
Robertson, William Spence The Life of Miranda, Volume II 1929
Rostovtzeff, M. The Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire, Volume I (2nd Edition) 1957
Rostovtzeff, M. The Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire, Volume II (2nd Edition) 1957
Rothblatt, Sheldon The Revolution of the Dons: Cambridge and Society in Victorian England 1981
Sangari, Kumkum Recasting Women: Essays in Indian Colonial History 1990
Schaps, David M. Economic Rights of Women in Ancient Greece 1979
Schoonover, Thomas David Dollars over Dominion: The Triumph of Liberalism in Mexican-United States Relations, 1861-1867 1978
Schuker, Stephen A. The End of French Predominance in Europe: The Financial Crisis of 1924 and the Adoption of the Dawes Plan 1976
Scott, James Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance 1985
Senelick, Laurence, David F. Cheshire, and Ulrich Schneider British Music Hall, 1840-1923: A Bibliography and Guide to Sources, with a Supplement on European Music-Hall 1981
Shannon, Fred Albert The Organization and Administration of the Union Army 1861-1865, Volume I 1965, c1928
Shannon, Fred Albert The Organization and Administration of the Union Army 1861-1865, Volume II 1965, c1928
Shelton, Suzanne Divine Dancer: A Biography of Ruth St. Denis 1981
Shepherd, Grant The Silver Magnet: Fifty Years in a Mexican Silver Mine 1938
Shepperson, George, and Thomas Price Independent African: John Chilembwe and the Origins, Setting and Significance of the Nyasaland Native Rising of 1915 1958
Shy, John A People Numerous and Armed: Reflections on the Military Struggle for American Independence (Revised Edition) 1990
Shy, John Toward Lexington: The Role of the British Army in the Coming of the American Revolution 1965
Skinner, G. William Chinese Society in Thailand: An Analytical History 1957
Skinner, G. William The City in Late Imperial China 1977
Stearns, Mary Lee Haida Culture in Custody 1981
Stone, Lawrence The Family, Sex and Marriage in England 1500-1800 1977
Strobel, Margaret Muslim Women in Mombasa, 1890-1975 1979
Tannenbaum, Edward R. The Fascist Experience: Italian Society and Culture, 1922-1945 1972
Tannenbaum, Frank The Mexican Agrarian Revolution 1929
Taylor, Frederick Winslow Scientific Management, Comprising Shop Management: The Principles of Scientific Management Testimony before the Special House Committee 1947
Terkel, Studs Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression 1970
Terry, Sarah Meiklejohn Poland's Place in Europe: General Sikorski and the Origin of the Oder-Neisse Line, 1939-1943 1983
Torrey, E. Fuller Schizophrenia and Civilization 1980
Ullman, B. L. Ancient Writing and Its Influence 1963
Vryonis, Speros Jr. The Decline of Medieval Hellenism in Asia Minor and the Process of Islamization from the Eleventh through the Fifteenth Century 1986
Whitten, Norman E. Jr. Sacha Runa: Ethnicity and Adaptation of Ecuadorian Jungle Quichua 1976
Wriothesley, Charles A Chronicle of England During the Reigns of the Tudors, From A. D. 1485-1559, Volume I 1875-77
Wriothesley, Charles A Chronicle of England During the Reigns of the Tudors, From A. D. 1485-1559, Volume II 1875-77
Zuidema, R. Inca Civilization in Cuzco 1990

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