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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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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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Darwin’s Pharmacy

Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noösphere

University of Washington Press

This book inquires into the swarm of ontological, epistemological, and ethical questions provoked by psychedelic experience in the context of global ecological crisis.

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Seattle Geographies

University of Washington Press

Seattle Geographies explores the human geography of the city and region to examine why Seattle is Seattle.

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Open Spaces

Voices from the Northwest

University of Washington Press

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.

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Building New Pathways to Peace

University of Washington Press

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.

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Iceland Imagined

Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic

University of Washington Press

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.

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Tipi

Heritage of the Great Plains

University of Washington Press

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.

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A Year in Lapland

Guest of the Reindeer Herders

By Hugh Beach; Afterword by Hugh Beach
University of Washington Press

This lyrical memoir of adjusting to life as a reindeer herder is a rare insider's account of the Saami people of Swedish Lapland.

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Better than the Best

Black Athletes Speak, 1920-2000

University of Washington Press

Thirteen black athletes describe how they succeeded in the face of often daunting odds, including economic barriers and racist attitudes and practices.

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