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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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Anybody Can Do Anything

University of Washington Press

After the bankruptcy of the chicken ranch immortalized in The Egg and I, Betty MacDonald returns to live with her mother and desperately searches to find a job to support her daughters.

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The Plague & I

University of Washington Press

An upbeat account of her battle at age thirty, The Plague and I is MacDonald’s witty take on her experiences in a Seattle sanitarium, where the author spent almost a year (1938-39) battling tuberculosis.

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

From the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

University of Washington Press

This book presents the Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in a “dialogue” by including an essay by Diego on Frida’s art written in 1943 and an essay by Frida on Diego’s art written in 1949.

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Cities That Think like Planets

Complexity, Resilience, and Innovation in Hybrid Ecosystems

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Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan

Commentary on Spring and Autumn Annals

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Endeavouring Banks

Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage, 1768-1771

University of Washington Press

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.

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A Passion for the Arctic

The Hans van Berkel Collection

University of Washington Press

The Hans van Berkel collection portrays the norms and values of the remarkable cultures of northern Canada, Greenland, and Siberia.

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Indian Blood

HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco's Two-Spirit Community

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California through Native Eyes

Reclaiming History

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Being Cowlitz

How One Tribe Renewed and Sustained Its Identity

University of Washington Press
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