May 16, 2022

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) Releases 28 More Titles as Handheld Editions

ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies) Humanities E-Book handheld editions are available for a number of devices and from multiple vendors for $9.99/each. Approx. 120 titles are available as handheld editions.

This web page lists all of the titles and where you can acquire them.

The page also notes that HEB is, “working toward incorporating these editions into a subscriptions package in the future.”

Some of the Latest Editions (1/2014) to the Handheld Collection

28 handheld titles recently became available. They include:

  • Dan Carter’s The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism and the Transformation of American Politics
  • Francois Hartog’s The Mirror of Herodotus
  • Walter McDougall’s The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age
  • Sarah Pomeroy’s Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity
  • James Scott’s Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance
  • Lawrence Stone’s The Family, Sex and Marriage in England 1500-1800

Complete List of Handheld Editions

On a Related Note…

If you do not have institutional access to HEB but you belong to any of the 71 ACLS constituent societies you can purchase access to the full HEB database (4000 ebooks; $40 for a 12-month subscription). Learn more here.

Source: Humanities E-Book Blog

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