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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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Swallowing Clouds

A Playful Journey through Chinese Culture, Language, and Cuisine

By A. Zee; Afterword by Linda Rui Feng
University of Washington Press
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Cities of the Dead

The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan

University of Washington Press

Architecturally unique, Kyrgyzstan’s dramatically sited cemeteries reveal the complex nature of the Kyrgyz people’s religious and cultural identities.

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Wilderburbs

Communities on Nature’s Edge

University of Washington Press

By looking at wilderburbs in the West, especially those in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, Bramwell uncovers the profound environmental consequences of Americans’ desire to live in the wilderness.

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Mary Randlett Portraits

By Frances McCue; Photographs by Mary Randlett
University of Washington Press

A curated collection of ninety photographs from the more than six hundred portraits she took of Northwest artists, writers, and cultural luminaries, Mary Randlett Portraits documents the region's artistic legacy through one woman's camera lens.

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Mary Randlett Landscapes

University of Washington Press

Mary Randlett's photographic vision of the Northwest is big-hearted, intricate, and tender – and fully inhabited by the animals, tides, forests, mountains, and spirits that dwell there – and these magnificent photographs are accompanied by text that sheds light on the artist and her work.

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No-No Boy

University of Washington Press

The first new edition of No-No Boy since 1979 presents this important work to another generations of readers.

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A Landscape of Travel

The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China

University of Washington Press
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Verse Going Viral

China's New Media Scenes

University of Washington Press
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Daughter of Good Fortune

A Chinese Peasant Memoir

By Huiqin Chen, with Shehong Chen; Introduction by Delia Davin
University of Washington Press

The only book-length account by a peasant woman of life in post-revolutionary China, very engagingly written with strong text potential.

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Return to the Land of the Head Hunters

Edward S. Curtis, the Kwakwaka'wakw, and the Making of Modern Cinema

By Aaron Glass; Foreword by Bill Holm; Edited by Brad Evans
University of Washington Press
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