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The University of Washington Press (UWP) is the nonprofit book and multimedia publishing arm of the University of Washington. The Press has published approximately 4,400 books, of which about 1,400 are currently in print. From the beginning, the Press has reflected the University’s major academic strengths. Building on those strengths, the Press has achieved recognition as the leading publisher of scholarly books and distinguished works of regional nonfiction in the Pacific Northwest. The Press has especially distinguished lists in Asian studies, Middle East studies, anthropology, Western history and biography, environmental studies, and natural history.

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Building Reuse

Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design

University of Washington Press

Kathryn Rogers Merlino makes an impassioned case that truly sustainable design requires reusing and reimagining existing buildings.

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North

Finding Place in Alaska

Edited by Julie Decker
University of Washington Press

North: An Anthology of Place explores the various facets of Alaska through the lenses of exhibitions and artifacts at the Anchorage Museum and the words of a diverse selection of writers, curators, historians, anthropologists, and artists.

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High

Drugs, Desire, and a Nation of Users

University of Washington Press

By challenging what we think we know about drugs and users, High: Drugs, Desire, and a Nation of Users signals the next wave of drug reform in the US, as equitable policy and health care starts with recognition of a full spectrum of drug use practices.

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The Jewish Bible

A Material History

University of Washington Press
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Smell Detectives

An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America

University of Washington Press
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Playing While White

Privilege and Power on and off the Field

University of Washington Press

From media commentary to the games themselves, from online chatter to the larger discursive positioning of sports celebrities and events, Playing While White focuses on the ways that sports culture narrates an athletic world defined by exceptional whiteness, victimized whiteness, transgressive whiteness, marginal whiteness, exceptional whiteness, and redemptive whiteness.

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Razor Clams

Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest

University of Washington Press

In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy, gold-colored Siliqua patula and gets into the nitty-gritty of how to dig, clean, and cook them using his favorite recipes.

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Unlikely Alliances

Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands

University of Washington Press

Unlikely Alliances explores the evolution from conflict to cooperation between Indigenous peoples and their non-Indigenous neighbours through place-based case studies in Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Montana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, from the 1970s to the 2010s.

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The Hope of Another Spring

Takuichi Fujii, Artist and Wartime Witness

University of Washington Press
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Queering Contemporary Asian American Art

Afterword by Kyoo Lee Foreword by Susette Min Edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe
University of Washington Press
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