Minnesota Historical Society offers popular history titles on sale
Ten popular history titles from the Minnesota Historical Society Press/Borealis Books are on sale for just $4.99 each through the end of January.
For a complete list of titles, please click on or see the list, below. Topics include Civil War, American Indian, Scandinavian American, Asian American, Western, and Minnesota history.
The MHS Press has over 125 titles available in various digital formats (XML and e-pub) for multible e-book readers including the Kindle, the Nook, and the Apple iPad. Conversion of print files to digital formats was made possible by funds from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage or Legacy funds .
In addition to e-books, the MHS Press has also released a free iPhone app geared toward digital dads, and a children's book app for the iPad. The iPhone app is Dad's Eye View by Michael Hartford and features over 50 family fun activities to do and see in the Twin Cities. This free app was released simultaneously with the print book of the same name in May 2011. The iPad app for the critically acclaimed debut children's book, Big Little Brother by Kevin Kling and Chris Monroe is available for $7.99 and was released October 2011 in conjunction with the publication of the print book.
MHS Press History E-books for $4.99 through the end of January:
The Assassination of Hole in the Day by Anton Treuer
Spirit Car by Diane Wilson
Creating Minnesota by Annette Atkins
Twin Cities Picture Show by Dave Kenney
Hmong in Minnesota by Chia Youyee Vang
Minneapolis in the Twentieth Century by Iric Nathanson
Norwegians on the Prairie by Odd S. Lovoll
Pale Horse at Plum Run by Brian Leehan
The Story of Cole Younger by Cole Younger
The Voyageur by Grace Lee Nute
For more information about digital initiatives from the Minnesota Historical Society Press, see:
Star Tribune January 2012
Minnesota Public Radio September 2011
Publishers Weekly September 2011
Insider Higher Education June 2011
Big Little Brother book and app
Dad's Eye View book and app