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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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A Storied Wilderness

Rewilding the Apostle Islands

University of Washington Press
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Narwhals

Arctic Whales in a Melting World

University of Washington Press

This stunning book reveals the world and plight of the most unusual and least-studied of the large whales, the northernmost whale on the planet and the one most threatened by global warming.

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A Principled Stand

The Story of Hirabayashi v. the United States

University of Washington Press

For the first time, tells in Gordon Hirabayashi’s own words the story of the Supreme Court case that in 1943 upheld the mass removal of Japanese Americans from the West Coast, vacated on appeal in 1987.

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In Pursuit of Alaska

An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909

Foreword by Stephen Haycox; Edited by Jean Morgan Meaux
University of Washington Press
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Free Boy

A True Story of Slave and Master

University of Washington Press

This is the heroic story of a thirteen-year-old slave who escaped from Washington Territory to freedom in Canada on the West’s underground railroad.

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North Pacific Temperate Rainforests

Ecology and Conservation

University of Washington Press
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Penguins

Natural History and Conservation

University of Washington Press

Lavishly illustrated, this book includes the most current knowledge on each of the eighteen penguin species written by the leading experts in the field.

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The North Cascades Highway

A Roadside Guide

University of Washington Press
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