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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 BooksOnBoard, eBookMall, Lybrary.com, Powell’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.)

AuthorTitleDate
Anderson, J. N. D.Islamic Law in the Modern World1959
Bagnall, Roger S.Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History1995
Basham, A. L.The Wonder that was India: A Survey of the Culture of the Indian Sub-Continent Before the Coming of the Muslims1959
Berlo, Janet C.The Early Years of Native American Art History1992
Bernier, FrancoisTravels in the Mogul Empire1916
Boyer, Paul, and Tom EngelhardtBy the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age1994
Bradford, WilliamBradford's History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-16471952
Brand, Charles M.Byzantium Confronts the West, 1180-12041968
Bush, VannevarScience: The Endless Frontier1960
Caplan, LionelStudies in Religious Fundamentalism1987
Cuno, Kenneth M.The Pasha's Peasants: Land, Society, and Economy in Lower Egypt, 1740-18581992
Dangerfield, GeorgeThe Strange Death of Liberal England1961
de Roover, RaymondThe Medici Bank: Its Organization, Management, Operations, and Decline1948
de Roover, RaymondThe Rise and Decline of the Medici Bank, 1397-14941963
Deacon, DesleyManaging Gender: The State, The New Middle Class, and Women Workers, 1830-19301989
Edgerton, Jr., Samuel Y.The Renaissance Rediscovery of Linear Perspective1975
Ehrenkreutz, Andrew S.Saladin1972
Evans-Pritchard, Edward E.The Sanusi of Cyrenaica1954
Fasce, FerdinandoAn American Family: The Great War and Corporate Culture in America2002
Fisher, Raymond H.The Russian Fur Trade, 1550-17001943
Fitzhugh, William W., and Susan A. KaplanInua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo1982
Furnivall, J. S.Colonial Policy and Practice: A Comparative Study of Burma and Netherlands India1948
Gellner, ErnestSaints of the Atlas1969
Harbison, E. HarrisRival Ambassadors at the Court of Queen Mary1940
Harrison, BrianDrink and the Victorians: The Temperance Question in England 1815-1872 (Second Edition)1994
Hasluck, Frederick WilliamChristianity and Islam Under the Sultans, Volume I1929
Hasluck, Frederick WilliamChristianity and Islam Under the Sultans, Volume II1929
Hewlett, Richard Greening, and Jack M. HollAtoms for Peace and War, 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission1989
Hirschfeld, MagnusWomen East and West: Impressions of a Sex Expert1935
Hobson, John A.Imperialism: A Study1975
Hodgkin, Thomas L.Nationalism in Colonial Africa1956
Horowitz, DanielBetty Friedan and the Making of "The Feminine Mystique": The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern Feminism1998
Hughes, KathleenThe Church in Early Irish Society1966
James, WilliamThe Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature1929
Jedin, HubertA History of the Council of Trent, Volume I: The Struggle for the Council1957-1961
Jedin, HubertA History of the Council of Trent, Volume II: The First Sessions at Trent, 1545-15471957-1961
Jeremy, David J.Transatlantic Industrial Revolution: The Diffusion of Textile Technologies Between Britain and America, 1770-1830s1981
Lanning, John TateAcademic Culture in the Spanish Colonies1940
Lanning, John TateThe Eighteenth-Century Enlightenment in the University of San Carlos de Guatemala1956
Lanning, John TatePedro de la Torre: Doctor to Conquerors1974
Lanning, John TateThe University in the Kingdom of Guatemala1955
Lelyveld, DavidAligarh's First Generation: Muslim Solidarity in British India1978
Levenson, Joseph R.Confucian China and Its Modern Fate: A Trilogy1968
Mâle, EmileThe Gothic Image: Religious Art in France in the Thirteenth-Century1958
Matthiessen, F. O.American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman1941
McClintock, Anne P.Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest1995
McPherson, James M.Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution1991
McPherson, James M.Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era1988
Mitchell, Otis C.Two German Crowns: Monarchy and Empire in Medieval Germany1985
Mudimbe, ValentinThe Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge1988
Notestein, WallaceA History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 17181968
Offen, KarenPaul de Cassagnac and the Authoritarian Tradition in Nineteenth-Century France1991
Offen, Karen, and Ruth Roach PiersonWriting Women's History: International Perspectives1991
Prescott, William H.The Conquest of Mexico, Volume I1922
Prescott, William H.The Conquest of Mexico, Volume II1922
Robertson, Claire C.Sharing the Same Bowl: A Socio-Economic History of Women and Class in Accra, Ghana1984
Robertson, Claire C., and Martin KleinWomen and Slavery in Africa1997
Robertson, William SpenceThe Life of Miranda, Volume I1929
Robertson, William SpenceThe Life of Miranda, Volume II1929
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, SheldonThe Revolution of the Dons: Cambridge and Society in Victorian England1981
Sangari, KumkumRecasting Women: Essays in Indian Colonial History1990
Schaps, David M.Economic Rights of Women in Ancient Greece1979
Schoonover, Thomas DavidDollars over Dominion: The Triumph of Liberalism in Mexican-United States Relations, 1861-18671978
Schuker, Stephen A.The End of French Predominance in Europe: The Financial Crisis of 1924 and the Adoption of the Dawes Plan1976
Senelick, Laurence, David F. Cheshire, and Ulrich SchneiderBritish Music Hall, 1840-1923: A Bibliography and Guide to Sources, with a Supplement on European Music-Hall1981
Shannon, Fred AlbertThe Organization and Administration of the Union Army 1861-1865, Volume I1965, c1928
Shannon, Fred AlbertThe Organization and Administration of the Union Army 1861-1865, Volume II1965, c1928
Shelton, SuzanneDivine Dancer: A Biography of Ruth St. Denis1981
Shepherd, GrantThe Silver Magnet: Fifty Years in a Mexican Silver Mine1938
Shepperson, George, and Thomas PriceIndependent African: John Chilembwe and the Origins, Setting and Significance of the Nyasaland Native Rising of 19151958
Shy, JohnA People Numerous and Armed: Reflections on the Military Struggle for American Independence (Revised Edition)1990
Shy, JohnToward Lexington: The Role of the British Army in the Coming of the American Revolution1965
Skinner, G. WilliamChinese Society in Thailand: An Analytical History1957
Skinner, G. WilliamThe City in Late Imperial China1977
Stearns, Mary LeeHaida Culture in Custody1981
Strobel, MargaretMuslim Women in Mombasa, 1890-19751979
Tannenbaum, Edward R.The Fascist Experience: Italian Society and Culture, 1922-19451972
Tannenbaum, FrankThe Mexican Agrarian Revolution1929
Taylor, Frederick WinslowScientific Management, Comprising Shop Management: The Principles of Scientific Management Testimony before the Special House Committee1947
Terkel, StudsHard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression1970
Terry, Sarah MeiklejohnPoland's Place in Europe: General Sikorski and the Origin of the Oder-Neisse Line, 1939-19431983
Torrey, E. FullerSchizophrenia and Civilization1980
Ullman, B. L.Ancient Writing and Its Influence1963
Vryonis, Speros Jr.The Decline of Medieval Hellenism in Asia Minor and the Process of Islamization from the Eleventh through the Fifteenth Century1986
Whitten, Norman E. Jr.Sacha Runa: Ethnicity and Adaptation of Ecuadorian Jungle Quichua1976
Wriothesley, CharlesA Chronicle of England During the Reigns of the Tudors, From A. D. 1485-1559, Volume I1875-77
Wriothesley, CharlesA Chronicle of England During the Reigns of the Tudors, From A. D. 1485-1559, Volume II1875-77