University of Washington Press
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.
Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage, 1768-1771
The surviving Endeavour voyage illustrations are the most important body of images produced since Europeans entered the South Pacific, matching the truly historic value of the plant specimens and artefacts that will be seen alongside them.
The Cultural Battles over Heavyweight Prizefighting in the American West
A fascinating look at early American boxing, Counterpunch provides an entertaining way to understand both the growth of the American West and the history of this popular—and controversial—sport.
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