University of Washington Press
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.
Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on Northwest Coast of North America
Keeping It Living brings together some of the world’s most prominent specialists on Northwest Coast cultures to examine traditional cultivation practices from Oregon to Southeast Alaska.
Rethinking Indian Treaties in the Pacific Northwest
Distinguished scholars discuss treaties with Native American groups in the Pacific Northwest, and their implications for land ownership, resource access, and political rights in both the United States and Canada.
Linda Chalker-Scott investigates scientific literature to debunk common gardening myths, reminding us that urban and suburban landscapes are ecosystems requiring their own particular set of management practices.
The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, 2009
Essays by five Eiteljorg Fellowship artists aim to situate the larger issue of Native identity in the contemporary art world, beyond the blood quantum laws that have been used to determine an individual's inclusion in a Native group.
Breaking Cycles of Poverty in Brazil and Beyond
Brimming with honesty and grace, this book unfolds the story of this remarkable alliance, showing how friendship, when combined with courage, insight, and passion, can transform dreams of a better world into reality.
An Environmental History of the Pacific Flyway
Seeking Refuge examines the development and management of refuges in the wintering range of migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway, the subject of recent contentious debates over water usage.
Heritage of the Great Plains
Richly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs and artwork, this book reveals the history and significance of the tipi from the 1830s to the present.
Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic
A cultural and environmental history that explores the unusual geography, saga narratives, language, culture, and politics, of the North Atlantic landscape to analyze the region’s modern transformation.
Voices from the Northwest
These cutting-edge essays and articles collected from Open Spaces magazine provide thoughtful readers with new ways to understand the Pacific Northwest region, themselves, and many of the major issues of our time.
Building New Pathways to Peace considers both old concepts of tolerance, shalom, and wa, and the relatively new concepts of human security, multiculturalism, and transnationalism, to elucidate impediments to and necessary conditions for actualizing peace.
People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska
"As David Arnold makes clear in his marvelous book The Fishermen's Frontier, Alaska possesses a rich and problematic history as 'the self-proclaimed last frontier.'" -- Agricultural History
A City and Its Music
In this tribute to musicians, Kurt Armbruster tells the musical history of Seattle, from the impact of the radio on the psychology of making music in boom and bust times, to the influence of the Musicians Union.
Power, Democracy, and the Human Body
World-renowned scholars explore the definition and legitimacy of torture through multiple lenses: the boundaries of legitimate political violence; its effects on human and social bodies; visual and artistic representations; dehumanization; complicity and ethical boundaries.
Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast
The result of nearly ten years of gatherings among Yup'ik elders, this comprehensive work documents the qanruyutet (words of wisdom) that guide their interactions with the Bering Sea coastal environment.
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