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Broadview eBooks

eBooks from Broadview Press:

We at Broadview Press are pleased to offer a selection of our titles for sale as eBooks through Google Play Books (formerly known as the Google eBookstore) in both the United States and Canada. Our complete list of eBooks is sorted according to discipline; please click on your area of interest below to browse available titles. This list will be updated regularly.

If you have any questions about Broadview eBooks please contact us at [email protected].

Titles available as eBooks, sorted by discipline:

How to purchase a Broadview eBook from Google Play Books:

In order to purchase an eBook through Google Play Books, you must be signed in to a Google account. If you don't have a pre-existing Google or Gmail account, please click "Sign In" on the Google homepage and then select "create an account for free" to begin the registration process.

Once you are signed up and logged in to your Google account, please visit Google Play Books at and search for the eBook title(s) of your choice. If your book doesn't appear under a title and/or author search, try your search using the 13-digit ISBN, which can be found on the publisher's website (

The Google Play product page gives you the opportunity to preview a section of the text. All Broadview eBooks are available as high-quality PDFs (classified under Features as "scanned pages") and many are also available as ePubs, which are labeled as being in the "flowing text" format. If your eBook is available in both formats, you may click on the 'Aa' icon at the top of the preview to switch from one version to the other.

Once you have selected an eBook for purchase, click "Buy" and proceed to checkout. A credit or debit card is required.

Google eBooks are stored in the digital cloud so you can read them wherever you go using a computer, smartphone, tablet, or dedicated eReading device. To read the eBook on a mobile device please install the Google Play app. You can easily switch from one reading device to another without losing your place. Once titles have been downloaded you may also read them offline.


Note to Instructors: Please feel free to distribute these instructions or include them in your course syllabus if you wish to have students purchase Broadview titles from the Google Play bookstore.

Broadview Press acknowledges the financial support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation which has helped make possible our offering of eBooks.



Broadview Press acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, and also acknowledges the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation. Freehand Books, an imprint of Broadview, acknowledges the support of the Canadian Council of the Arts.