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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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The North Cascades Highway

A Roadside Guide

University of Washington Press
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The Shadows of Owls

A Novel

University of Washington Press

In a literary thriller about science, power, and the lives of ordinary people, John Keeble tells the story of a woman whose passion for her work puts herself and her family at serious risk.

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Encounters in Avalanche Country

A History of Survival in the Mountain West, 1820-1920

University of Washington Press

Encounters in Avalanche Country, 1820-1920 tells the story of mountain communities' responses to disaster over a century of social change and rapid industrialization.

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Pests in the City

Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats

University of Washington Press

This story of flies, bedbugs, cockroaches, and rats reveals that such creatures thrived on lax code enforcement and the marginalization of the poor, immigrants, and people of color.

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Penguins

Natural History and Conservation

University of Washington Press

Lavishly illustrated, this book includes the most current knowledge on each of the eighteen penguin species written by the leading experts in the field.

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North Pacific Temperate Rainforests

Ecology and Conservation

University of Washington Press
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Free Boy

A True Story of Slave and Master

University of Washington Press

This is the heroic story of a thirteen-year-old slave who escaped from Washington Territory to freedom in Canada on the West’s underground railroad.

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In Pursuit of Alaska

An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909

Foreword by Stephen Haycox; Edited by Jean Morgan Meaux
University of Washington Press
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