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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 Environmental Moment

1968-1972

Edited by David Stradling
University of Washington Press

A collection of documents that reveal the significance of the years 1968-1972 to the environmental movement in the United States.

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The Republic of Nature

An Environmental History of the United States

University of Washington Press

Mark Fiege uncovers nature’s presence in religious beliefs, founding documents, presidents, battles, technologies, examining how biophysical conditions have American history.

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Ellavut / Our Yup'ik World and Weather

Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast

University of Washington Press

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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Art by the Book

Painting Manuals and the Leisure Life in Late Ming China

University of Washington Press
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Torture

Power, Democracy, and the Human Body

University of Washington Press

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.

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How to Work in Someone Else's Country

University of Washington Press

Drawing on thirty years of experience as an international consultant in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific, Ruth Stark provides guidance for anybody preparing to work in a foreign country.

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Before Seattle Rocked

A City and Its Music

University of Washington Press

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.

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The Fishermen's Frontier

People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska

University of Washington Press

"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

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Albert Bierstadt

Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast

Seattle Art Museum, University of Washington Press

This book reveals the fact within the fiction of Bierstadt's 1870 painting "Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast."

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Toxic Archipelago

A History of Industrial Disease in Japan

University of Washington Press
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