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.
People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska
"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
A City and Its Music
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.
Power, Democracy, and the Human Body
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.
Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast
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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