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Customer Service | International Availability | Pricing & Taxes | Payment Methods | Estimated Shipping & Delivery Costs

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Customer Service

Note: Booksellers or other potential placers of larger orders may wish to see our complete list of domestic and international sales contacts.

North America and South America

Online orders, customer service, and distribution in the above regions are handled by Triliteral LLC. To place an order via phone or fax, inquire about an existing order, or cancel an order (if the shipping process has not yet begun), please contact:

Triliteral LLC
100 Maple Ridge Drive
Cumberland, RI 02864, USA
Tel: (800) 405-1619 | (401) 531-2800
Fax: (800) 406-9145 | (401) 531-2801
Email:

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM EST/EDT

United Kingdom and Eire, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia (except South Asia)

Online orders, customer service, and distribution in the above regions are handled by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. To place an order via phone or fax, inquire about an existing order, or cancel an order (if the shipping process has not yet begun), please contact:

John Wiley & Sons Ltd
European Distribution Centre
New Era Estate, Oldlands Way
Bognor Regis
West Sussex PO22 9NQ, United Kingdom
Tel: (+44) (0)1243 843291 | 0800 243407 (toll-free, U.K. only)
Fax: (+44) (0)1243 843302
Email:

Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji

Harvard University Press titles are distributed in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd.

John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd
Level 1, 155 Cremorne Street
Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
Tel: (+61) 1800 777 474

South Asia

Harvard University Press titles in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, and Nepal are distributed by HarperCollins India.

HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt Ltd
Block A, 75, Kamal Marg
Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201307, India
Tel: (+91) 120 4044800

Other Inquiries

For general inquiries about Harvard University Press please see Contact Us.

International Availability

The majority of HUP books are available worldwide, but some titles are restricted from certain regions. Information about regional availability can be found in the right column of any individual book page in the “Book Details” section. You will also see a note if you view the book in your Shopping Cart (for example, “Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)”) and you will be unable to complete the purchase of this book if your shipping address does not fall within an allowed region.

Harvard University Press titles in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji are distributed by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd. We urge our customers in these countries to contact a local bookseller or place an order directly with Wiley.

Harvard University Press titles in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, and Nepal are distributed by HarperCollins India. We urge our customers in these countries to purchase from local bookseller or regional online vendor such as Flipkart or Amazon.in.

Pricing and Taxes

All prices are subject to change without notice.

U.S. customers in CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, TX, VA, and WI will have appropriate sales tax added to their orders.

Customers in Canada will have GST automatically added to their orders. Harvard University Press’s GST registration number is printed on all shipped packages.

Customers in the European Union may be charged VAT at the appropriate national rate. Please include your registration number and any exemption details with your order.

Payment Methods

Note: Booksellers must use a purchase order and send orders by fax or telephone. Please for more information. (You may also find our Resources for Booksellers & Librarians to be of interest.)

All orders must be prepaid.

Orders Shipping to North America and South America

This website supports payment by MasterCard, Visa, or American Express. For orders by phone or fax, we also accept checks in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. bank.

Orders Shipping to the United Kingdom and Eire, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia (except South Asia)

Orders for the above regions are fulfilled by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. We are currently unable to offer an online payment option for these orders. Please complete the online checkout process by listing your complete contact information. The next business day following your order, a customer service representative from Wiley & Sons will email you a pro forma invoice that will confirm the details of your order and provide various payment options, including Giro transfer (Giro A/c number: GB 3140156) and credit card (Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club).

Customers from the United Kingdom are typically charged in British pounds sterling (£) but may request Euros (€) instead. Customers in the European Union will be charged in Euros (€). Customers outside the U.K. or E.U. will be charged in U.S. dollars ($).

Your order will be shipped after Wiley & Sons have processed your payment. If any items are unavailable, they will be recorded and you will be notified by email.

Regarding Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji

Harvard University Press titles are distributed in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd. Customers are permitted to list these countries in their billing address; available payment options will depend on the shipping destination of the order, as above.

Regarding South Asia

Harvard University Press titles are distributed in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, and Nepal by HarperCollins India. Customers are permitted to list these countries in their billing address; available payment options will depend on the shipping destination of the order, as above.

Estimated Shipping Costs and Delivery Times

Please note:

  • Shipping costs listed here are estimates only. Actual shipping costs will be calculated when your order is processed.
  • These estimates do not include any duties, taxes or clearance charges.
  • Estimated delivery ranges do not account for any customs clearance difficulties.
  • The shipping codes HG, HR, HS, HD, CS, HT, A2, and HO found on your emailed receipt are for internal use by our distributor, Triliteral LLC.
United States

Orders received by 12:00 PM EST/EDT will generally ship by the following business day.

  • Standard Delivery via UPS Ground Commercial (HG): $5.95 for the first item plus $1.00 for each additional item. Orders will arrive approximately 7–10 business days after shipping date.
  • Standard Delivery via UPS Ground Residential (HR): $5.95 for the first item plus $1.00 for each additional item. Orders will arrive approximately 7–10 business days after shipping date.
  • Express Delivery via UPS 2nd Day Air (HS): $13.95 for the first item plus $2.00 for each additional item. Orders will arrive approximately 2 business days after shipping date.
  • Express Delivery via UPS Next Day Air (HD): $19.95 for the first item plus $3.00 for each additional item. Orders will arrive approximately 1 business day after shipping date.
Canada
  • Standard Delivery via International Surface Post (CS): US$7.95 for the first item plus US$1.00 for each additional item. APC Logistics Canada picks up three times weekly from our Rhode Island distribution center and transfers all packages to Canpar for delivery. Allow 2–3 weeks from invoice date for delivery. Please note that items shipped Standard Delivery cannot be tracked.
  • Express Delivery via UPS Worldwide Saver (HT): US$19.95 for the first item plus US$3.00 for each additional item. Allow 2–5 business days from invoice date for delivery.
North America (except U.S. and Canada) and South America
  • Standard Delivery via International Surface Post (A2): US$7.95 for the first item plus US$4.00 for each additional item. Allow 4–6 weeks for delivery. Please note that items shipped Standard Delivery cannot be tracked.
  • Express Delivery via UPS Worldwide Saver (HO): US$29.95 for the first item plus US$5.00 for each additional item. Allow 2–5 business days after ship date for delivery.
United Kingdom and Eire, Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, and Asia (except South Asia)

The majority of orders will be dispatched immediately from John Wiley & Sons Ltd upon receipt of payment. Please note:

  • Books not yet published become available approximately 1 month later than the date listed on this website.
  • For a small number of our older publications Wiley & Sons keep limited stock and there may be a delay in fulfilling your order.
  • VAT is applied only for shipping to the EU and for orders of CDs and software.
United Kingdom
  • Standard Delivery: £4.95 for the first item plus £1.00 for each additional item (including VAT). Allow 5–7 business days for delivery.
  • Express Delivery: Wiley & Sons can quote for delivery by courier. Please email .
European Union
  • Standard Delivery via surface mail: €8.95 for the first item plus €1.00 for each additional item. Allow 2–4 weeks for delivery.
  • Express Delivery via airmail: €19.95 for the first item plus €2.00 for each additional item. Allow 7–10 business days for delivery.
  • Express Delivery via courier: Wiley & Sons can quote for delivery. Please email .
Europe (non-EU), the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, and Asia (except South Asia)
  • Standard Delivery via surface mail: US$15.95 for the first item plus US$2.00 for each additional item. Allow 4–6 weeks for delivery.
  • Express Delivery via airmail: US$26.95 for the first item plus US$5.00 for each additional item. Allow 2–3 weeks for delivery.
  • Express Delivery via courier: Wiley & Sons can quote for delivery. Please email .

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