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.
Voices from the Northwest
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.
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.
Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic
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.
Heritage of the Great Plains
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.
An Environmental History of the Pacific Flyway
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.
Breaking Cycles of Poverty in Brazil and Beyond
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.
The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, 2009
Essays by five Eiteljorg Fellowship artists aim to situate the larger issue of Native identity in the contemporary art world, beyond the blood quantum laws that have been used to determine an individual's inclusion in a Native group.
Linda Chalker-Scott investigates scientific literature to debunk common gardening myths, reminding us that urban and suburban landscapes are ecosystems requiring their own particular set of management practices.
Rethinking Indian Treaties in the Pacific Northwest
Distinguished scholars discuss treaties with Native American groups in the Pacific Northwest, and their implications for land ownership, resource access, and political rights in both the United States and Canada.
Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on Northwest Coast of North America
Keeping It Living brings together some of the world’s most prominent specialists on Northwest Coast cultures to examine traditional cultivation practices from Oregon to Southeast Alaska.
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