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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Sandal and the Cave, The

The Indians of Oregon

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Work, Welfare, and Politics

Confronting Poverty in the Wake of Welfare Reform

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Best Essays NW

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Skookum

An Oregon Pioneer Family’s History and Lore

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Good Wood

Growth, Loss, and Renewal

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Jumptown

The Golden Years of Portland Jazz, 1942-1957

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Ever Blooming

The Art of Bonnie Hall

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Following the Nez Perce Trail, 2nd ed

A Guide to the Nee-Me-Poo National Historic Trail with Eyewitness Accounts

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Down in My Heart

Peace Witness in War Time

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Hidden Forest, The

The Biography of an Ecosystem

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Grail, The

A year ambling & shambling through an Oregon vineyard in pursuit of the best pinot noir wine in the whole wild world

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City Limits

Walking Portland's Boundary

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Upstream

Sons, Fathers, and Rivers

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Majority of Scoundrels, A

An Informal History of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company

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Oregon Indians

Voices from Two Centuries

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Birds of Oregon

A General Reference

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Corvallis Trails

Exploring the Heart of the Valley

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Long Journey

Contemporary Northwest Poets

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Oregon Water Handbook, The

A Guide to Water and Water Management

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Empty Nets

Oregon State University Press

Empty Nets is a disturbing history of broken promises and justice delayed. It chronicles a native people's fight to maintain their livelihood and culture in the face of an indifferent federal bureaucracy and hostile state governments. In 1939, the U.S. Government promised to provide Columbia River Indians with replacements for traditional ...

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Little Lucky, The

A Family Geography

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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Prairie Keepers, The, 2nd ed

Secrets of the Zumwalt

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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Forest of Time

A Century of Science at Wind River Experimental Forest

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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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The First Oregonians, Second Edition

Oregon State University Press

In 1991, the Oregon Council for the Humanities published The First Oregonians, the only single-volume, comprehensive history of Oregon's Native Americans. A regional bestseller, this collaborative project between the council, Oregon tribes, and scholars served as an invaluable reference for teachers, scholars, and general-interest readers ...

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Children of the Fur Trade

Forgotten Metis of the Pacific Northwest

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

Stories of Resource Use in the American West

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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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