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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.

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Verse Going Viral

China's New Media Scenes

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Daughter of Good Fortune

A Chinese Peasant Memoir

By Huiqin Chen, with Shehong Chen; Introduction by Delia Davin
University of Washington Press

The only book-length account by a peasant woman of life in post-revolutionary China, very engagingly written with strong text potential.

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Return to the Land of the Head Hunters

Edward S. Curtis, the Kwakwaka'wakw, and the Making of Modern Cinema

By Aaron Glass; Foreword by Bill Holm; Edited by Brad Evans
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Offspring of Empire

Koch’ang Kims and the Colonial Origins of Korean Capitalism, 1876-1945

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Confronting Memories of World War II

European and Asian Legacies

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Family Revolution

Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture

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Yokohama, California

By Toshio Mori; Foreword by Xiaojing Zhou
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First published collection of short fiction by a Japanese American writer, showing the 1940s through linked stories.

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Skookum Summer

A Novel of the Pacific Northwest

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Hart weaves together a gripping and suspenseful plot with richly observed Pacific Northwest history and a vivid picture of a community on the brink of change.

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My Fight for a New Taiwan

One Woman's Journey from Prison to Power

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Citizen 13660

By Miné Okubo; Introduction by Christine Hong
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