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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The Little Lucky

Oregon State University Press

"When you live in an old house, the remodeling and rehabilitatingnever end. I guess the same is true when you belong to a family."A ruined old schoolhouse and a loving, troubled family are at theheart of The Little Lucky, a reflec tion of the many ways in which aplace can shape and be shaped by family. In discerning and nimbleprose, Gail ...

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The Prairie Keepers

Oregon State University Press

In the remote northeast corner of Oregon lies the ruggedly beautiful Zumwalt Prairie. A wild expanse of untilled ground covering nearly two hundred square miles, the Zumwalt is almost entirely managed by cattle ranchers. It also is home to one of the highest concentrations of hawks in North America, including red tailed, ferruginous, and ...

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People, Fire, and Forests

Oregon State University Press

Years of drought and decades of aggressive fire exclusion have left North American forests at high risk for future catastrophic fires. Forest settings are a magnet for recreational opportunities and for rapidly growing residential development--putting an increasing number of citizens and their property into the path of wildfires. ...

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Forest of Time

Oregon State University Press

The Wind River Experimental Forest has been called the cradle of forestry in the Pacific Northwest. Located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwest Washington, the forest is a nexus of groundbreaking discoveries in forest genetics and ecology, and is one of more than seventyfive Forest Service landscapes across the U.S. devoted ...

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Silviculture and Ecology of Western U.S. Forests

Oregon State University Press

Once regarded solely as the cultivation of forest trees, silviculture is today shifting to a broader focus, one that reflec ts societies' changing forest values. In addition to timber management, the prac tice and science of silviculture are now concerned with tending forests--to reduce fire potential, benefit wildlife, and maintain ...

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An Architectural Guidebook to Portland

Oregon State University Press

Portland strikes a unique balance between the rich architectural traditions of the past and the cutting-edge creative developments of modern architecture. Within a small downtown area can be found 19th-century cast-iron-front buildings, skyscrapers, old brick warehouses, a landmark 1890 train station, historic bridges, and a distinguished ...

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Children of the Fur Trade

Oregon State University Press

During the first half of the 19th century, a unique subculture built around hunting and mobility existed quietly in the Pacific Northwest. Descendants of European or Canadian fathers and Native American mothers, these mixed-blood settlers--called M©tis--were pivotal to the development of the Oregon Country, but have been generally ...

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To Harvest, To Hunt

Edited by Judith L. Li
Oregon State University Press

To Harvest, To Hunt is a rich collection of writings that reveals how diverse peoples have valued and used natural resources throughout the history of the American West. Drawing on family letters, oral traditions, historical records, and personal experience, the book's contributors offer readers new perspectives on the land they live on, ...

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Teaching Oregon Native Languages

Edited by Joan Gross
Oregon State University Press

In a world where over half of the remaining six thousand languages will most likely disappear by the end of the century, attention has finally begun to focus on the struggles of indigenous people to save their languages. Lack of knowledge concerning the vast linguistic diversity of Oregon's languages has been a major obstacle to language ...

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Here There Nowhere

Paintings by Michael Brophy

Oregon State University Press
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Linus Pauling

Scientist and Peacemaker

Oregon State University Press
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Oregon Coastal Access Guide, Second Edition

A Mile by Mile Guide to Scenic and Recreational Attractions

Oregon State University Press
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With Grit and By Grace

Breaking Trails in Politics and Law, Memior

Oregon State University Press
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Stubborn Twig

Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family

Oregon State University Press
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Strand

An Odyssey of Pacific Ocean Debris

Oregon State University Press
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Catching the Ebb

Drift-Fishing for Life in Cook Inlet

Oregon State University Press
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Wild Beauty

Photography of the Columbia River Gorge, 1860-1960

Oregon State University Press
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Beauty of the City

A.E. Doyle, Portland's Architect

Oregon State University Press
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Pedaling Revolution

How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities

Oregon State University Press

An exploration of the growth of the biking movement and its impact on civil and regional planning, transportation, and public health.

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Water in the 21st-Century West

A High Country News Reader

Oregon State University Press
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Nature’s Justice

Writings of William O. Douglas

Oregon State University Press
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The Way of the Woods

Journeys Through American Forests

Oregon State University Press
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The Environmental Justice

William O. Douglass and American Conservation

Oregon State University Press
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Eden Within Eden

Oregon's Utopian Heritage

Oregon State University Press
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Living with Bugs

Least-Toxic Solutions to Everyday Bug Problems

Oregon State University Press
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Afield

Forty Years of Birding the American West

Oregon State University Press
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Handbook of Oregon Birds

A Field Companion to Birds of Oregon

Oregon State University Press
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Davis Country

H.L. Davis's Northwest

Oregon State University Press
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River Basins of the American West

A High Country News Reader

Oregon State University Press
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Refusing War, Affirming Peace

The History of Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Cascade Locks

Oregon State University Press
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Massacred for Gold

The Chinese in Hells Canyon

Oregon State University Press
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Oaks Park Pentimento

Portland's Lost and Found Carousel Art

Oregon State University Press
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Race and Science

Scientific Challenges to Racism in Modern America

Oregon State University Press
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Another Way the River Has

Taut True Tales from the Northwest

By Robin Cody; Foreword by Brian Doyle
Oregon State University Press

Cody’s prose rings with a sense of place. He is a native speaker who probes the streams and woods and salmon that run to the heart of what it means to live and love, to work and play, in Oregon.

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A Force for Change

Beatrice Morrow Cannady and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Oregon, 1912-1936

Oregon State University Press
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The Lumberman's Frontier

Three Centuries of Land Use, Society, and Change in America's Forests

Oregon State University Press
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To the Woods

Sinking Roots, Living Lightly, and Finding True Home

Oregon State University Press

The true story of a couple who, in their late fifties, traded modern conveniences for life in a tent and trailer without electricity or indoor plumbing.

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A River Without Banks

Place and Belonging in the Inland Northwest

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Mexicanos in Oregon

Their Stories, Their Lives

Oregon State University Press
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Reflections of a Pragmatic Economist

My Intellectual Journey

Oregon State University Press
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No Small Potatoes

How a Family Potato Salad Recipe is Fast Becoming a Billion Dollar Business

Oregon State University Press
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Discovering Main Street

Travel Adventures in the Northwest’s Small Towns

Oregon State University Press

A unique guidebook to exploring small towns, “the last frontier of American tourism."

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Where the Crooked River Rises

A High Desert Home

Oregon State University Press
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One City's Wilderness

Portland's Forest Park, 3rd edition

Oregon State University Press
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Mink River

Oregon State University Press
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