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.
Painting by Candlelight in Mao’s China
Drawing on interviews with the artists and their families and on materials collected during her visits to China, Shelley Drake Hawks examines their painting styles, political outlooks, and life experiences.
Finding Place in Alaska
North: An Anthology of Place explores the various facets of Alaska through the lenses of exhibitions and artifacts at the Anchorage Museum and the words of a diverse selection of writers, curators, historians, anthropologists, and artists.
Drugs, Desire, and a Nation of Users
By challenging what we think we know about drugs and users, High: Drugs, Desire, and a Nation of Users signals the next wave of drug reform in the US, as equitable policy and health care starts with recognition of a full spectrum of drug use practices.
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.
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