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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 Scholar and the State

Fiction as Political Discourse in Late Imperial China

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Heaven in Conflict

Franciscans and the Boxer Uprising in Shanxi

University of Washington Press
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How Chinese Engagements Are Changing Southeast Asia

People, Money, Ideas, and Their Effects

Foreword by Gungwu Wang; Edited by PÁL NYÍRI and Danielle Tan
University of Washington Press

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.

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Ice Bear

The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon

University of Washington Press

Prime Arctic predator and nomad of the sea ice and tundra, the polar bear endures as a source of wonder, terror, and fascination.

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Conflicts of Interest

Art and War in Modern Japan

University of Washington Press

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.

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The North at the Center of the World

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Onions in the Stew

University of Washington Press

Onions in the Stew is Betty MacDonald’s final memoir recounting her life on Washington’s beautiful Vashon Island with her second husband, Don MacDonald, and her teenage daughters.

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Anybody Can Do Anything

University of Washington Press

After the bankruptcy of the chicken ranch immortalized in The Egg and I, Betty MacDonald returns to live with her mother and desperately searches to find a job to support her daughters.

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The Plague & I

University of Washington Press

An upbeat account of her battle at age thirty, The Plague and I is MacDonald’s witty take on her experiences in a Seattle sanitarium, where the author spent almost a year (1938-39) battling tuberculosis.

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

From the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

University of Washington Press

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.

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