Oregon State University Press

For fifty years, Oregon State University Press has been publishing exceptional books about the Pacific Northwest—its people and landscapes, its flora and fauna, its history and cultural heritage. The Press has played a vital role in the region’s literary life, providing readers with a better understanding of what it means to be an Oregonian. Today, Oregon State University Press publishes distinguished books in several academic areas from environmental history and natural resource management to indigenous studies.

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Wild Delicate Seconds

29 Wildlife Encounters

Oregon State University Press

Twenty-nine concise and poetic micro-essays that share chance encounters with wildlife of the Pacific Northwest.

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Songs of Power and Prayer in the Columbia Plateau

The Jesuit, the Medicine Man, and the Indian Hymn Singer

Oregon State University Press

Explores the role of song as a transformative force in the twentieth century.

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Wet Engine

Exploring the Mad Wild Miracle of the Heart

Oregon State University Press
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To the Promised Land

A History of Government and Politics in Oregon

Oregon State University Press
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Asserting Native Resilience

Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations Face the Climate Crisis

Oregon State University Press

Timely collection of writings on the controversial subject of the climate crisis from the perspective of indigenous peoples of the Pacific Rim.

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Comrades of the Quest

An Oral History of Reed College

Oregon State University Press
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Multnomah

The Tumultuous Story of Oregon's Most Populous County

Oregon State University Press
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The Tangled Bank

Writings from Orion

Oregon State University Press
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Voyage of a Summer Sun

Canoeing the Columbia River

Oregon State University Press
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The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue

Voices and Images from Sherman Institute

Oregon State University Press

The first collection of writings and images focused on an off-reservation Indian boarding school, The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue shares the fascinating story of this flagship institution. The contributors to the volume tell the story of of how the federal government worked to transform American Indian students into productive farmers, carpenters, homemakers, nurses, cooks, and seamstresses, and how most students survived the agenda of cultural genocide to benefit themselves and the well-being of their communities.

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