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.
Privilege and Power on and off the Field
From media commentary to the games themselves, from online chatter to the larger discursive positioning of sports celebrities and events, Playing While White focuses on the ways that sports culture narrates an athletic world defined by exceptional whiteness, victimized whiteness, transgressive whiteness, marginal whiteness, exceptional whiteness, and redemptive whiteness.
Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest
In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy, gold-colored Siliqua patula and gets into the nitty-gritty of how to dig, clean, and cook them using his favorite recipes.
Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands
Unlikely Alliances explores the evolution from conflict to cooperation between Indigenous peoples and their non-Indigenous neighbours through place-based case studies in Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Montana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, from the 1970s to the 2010s.
Discovering History and Nature in the City
These seventeen walks often venture off the beaten path – such as a route following the buried and then daylighted Ravenna Creek – but also illuminate familiar areas with interesting viewpoints.
The African Diaspora and Visual Culture
Explores how visual media-from painting to photography, from global independent cinema to Hollywood movies, from posters and broadsides to digital media, from public art to graphic novels-has shaped diasporic imaginings of the individual and collective self.
People, Money, Ideas, and Their Effects
This book is the first to focus explicitly and in a comparative manner on the effects of China's recent rise as a major economic and political actor on the societies and economies of its proximate neighbors in Southeast Asia.
Art and War in Modern Japan
This fascinating publication showcases the Saint Louis Art Museum’s collection of Japanese military prints and related materials-one of the largest collections of such works in the world.
From the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection
This book presents the Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in a “dialogue” by including an essay by Diego on Frida’s art written in 1943 and an essay by Frida on Diego’s art written in 1949.
Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage, 1768-1771
The surviving Endeavour voyage illustrations are the most important body of images produced since Europeans entered the South Pacific, matching the truly historic value of the plant specimens and artefacts that will be seen alongside them.
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