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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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Firebrand Feminism

The Radical Lives of Ti-Grace Atkinson, Kathie Sarachild, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, and Dana Densmore

University of Washington Press

Unapologetic, troublemaking, agitating, revolutionary, and hot-headed: radical feminism bravely transformed the history of politics, love, sexuality, and science.

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Uplake

Restless Essays of Coming and Going

University of Washington Press

Uplake reminds us to love what we have while encouraging us to still imagine what we want.

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A Family History of Illness

Memory as Medicine

University of Washington Press

In this deeply personal narrative, Brett L. Walker constructs a history of his body to understand his diagnosis with a serious immunological disorder.

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Slapping the Table in Amazement

A Ming Dynasty Story Collection

By Mengchu Ling; Introduction by Robert E. Hegel; Translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang
University of Washington Press

Slapping the Table in Amazement is the unabridged English translation of the famous story collection Pai’an jingqi by Ling Mengchu (1580–1644), originally published in 1628.

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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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American Sabor

Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense

University of Washington Press
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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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