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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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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Public Lands, Public Debates

A Century of Controversy

Oregon State University Press

This environmental history explores the history of conservation thinking and the development of a government agency with stewardship as its mission.

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Oregon Plans

The Making of an Unquiet Land-Use Revolution

Oregon State University Press

Oregon Plans provides a rich, detailed, and nuanced analysis of the origins and early evolution of Oregon’s nationally renowned land-use planning program.

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Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies

Oregon State University Press

The first book to present the life histories of the entire butterfly fauna of a North American geographic region.

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Wading for Bugs

Exploring Streams with the Experts

Oregon State University Press

Field stories from aquatic biologists that reveal what it’s like to study stream insects and to make discoveries that could help stream health and conservation.

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Pathfinder

Blazing a New Wilderness Trail in Modern America

Oregon State University Press

Pacific Northwest Trail founder Ron Strickland shares his stories about and from the trail.

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Among Penguins

A Bird Man in Antarctica

Oregon State University Press

An adventurous and witty account of bird scientist and photographer Noah Strycker’s stay at a remote field camp in the Antarctic studying Adélie penguins.

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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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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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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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