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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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Skookum Summer

A Novel of the Pacific Northwest

University of Washington Press

Hart weaves together a gripping and suspenseful plot with richly observed Pacific Northwest history and a vivid picture of a community on the brink of change.

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My Fight for a New Taiwan

One Woman's Journey from Prison to Power

University of Washington Press
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Citizen 13660

By Miné Okubo; Introduction by Christine Hong
University of Washington Press
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Bodies in Balance

The Art of Tibetan Medicine

Edited by Theresia Hofer
University of Washington Press

Bodies in Balance is the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary look at the triangular relationship of the Tibetan art and science of healing (Sowa Rigpa) with Buddhism, and arts and crafts.

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Behind the Curve

Science and the Politics of Global Warming

University of Washington Press

In Behind the Curve, Joshua Howe explores the history of global warming from its roots as a scientific curiosity to its place at the center of international environmental politics.

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Robert Davidson

Abstract Impulse

University of Washington Press
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The North Cascades Highway

A Roadside Guide

University of Washington Press
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The Shadows of Owls

A Novel

University of Washington Press

In a literary thriller about science, power, and the lives of ordinary people, John Keeble tells the story of a woman whose passion for her work puts herself and her family at serious risk.

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Encounters in Avalanche Country

A History of Survival in the Mountain West, 1820-1920

University of Washington Press

Encounters in Avalanche Country, 1820-1920 tells the story of mountain communities' responses to disaster over a century of social change and rapid industrialization.

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Pests in the City

Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats

University of Washington Press

This story of flies, bedbugs, cockroaches, and rats reveals that such creatures thrived on lax code enforcement and the marginalization of the poor, immigrants, and people of color.

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