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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 Northern Region of Korea

History, Identity, and Culture

Edited by Sun Joo Kim
University of Washington Press
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Dance Lest We All Fall Down

Breaking Cycles of Poverty in Brazil and Beyond

University of Washington Press

Brimming with honesty and grace, this book unfolds the story of this remarkable alliance, showing how friendship, when combined with courage, insight, and passion, can transform dreams of a better world into reality.

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Seeking Refuge

An Environmental History of the Pacific Flyway

University of Washington Press

Seeking Refuge examines the development and management of refuges in the wintering range of migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway, the subject of recent contentious debates over water usage.

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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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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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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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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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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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