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All About eBooks: Cambridge Histories Online

About Cambridge Histories

Supported Devices

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Cambridge ebooks download as pdf files (one chapter at a time). These can be read on any device with a pdf reader.

Using a Cambridge Histories eBook

You can browse or search for books within Cambridge Histories.

The front pages lists books by subject category. It also lists newly added titles. The top menu features a Browse option that will let you look by title, chapter, author, or series. Additionally, the front page has a general search box and an Advanced Search feature.

Cambridge Histories online menu and search box

Click on a book's title to proceed.

Each book's page has several valuable components:

1.  Publisher information - specific to each volume

2. Search within this book - looks for your term throughout the full text of the book

3. Tools menu - helpful tools for bookmarking, printing, and citing

4. Table of contents - allows downloading of each chapter as a pdf


Book record within Cambridge with different parts highlighted

It is not possible to download the entire book at once, but you may download each chapter separately as a pdf. To access a chapter, click on its Read PDF link in the Table of Contents.

Cambridge book table of contents with arrow pointing to read pdf hyperlink


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