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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

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Roots and Reflections

South Asians in the Pacific Northwest

University of Washington Press

Uses oral history to examine the experiences of immigrants from South Asia in the Pacific Northwest.

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Out [o] Fashion Photography

Embracing Beauty

University of Washington Press
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Icons of Danish Modernity

Georg Brandes and Asta Nielsen

University of Washington Press

This lively study brings its central characters to life while offering an original, thought provoking analysis of the origins and permutations of Danish modernism and Danish national identity – issues that continue to be significant in today's multi-ethnic Denmark.

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Bartering with the Bones of Their Dead

The Colville Confederated Tribes and Termination

University of Washington Press

Tells the unique story of a tribe whose members waged a painful and sometimes bitter twenty-year struggle among themselves about whether to give up their status as a sovereign nation.

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Klallam Dictionary

University of Washington Press

Tells the unique story of a tribe whose members waged a painful and sometimes bitter twenty-year struggle among themselves about whether to give up their status as a sovereign nation.

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Four Thousand Hooks

A True Story of Fishing and Coming of Age on the High Seas of Alaska

University of Washington Press
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The Carbon Efficient City

By A-P Hurd and Al Hurd; Foreword by Denis Hayes
University of Washington Press

The Carbon Efficient City shows how regional economies can be aligned with practices that drive carbon efficiency.

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The Promise of Wilderness

American Environmental Politics since 1964

University of Washington Press
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The Environmental Moment

1968-1972

Edited by David Stradling
University of Washington Press

A collection of documents that reveal the significance of the years 1968-1972 to the environmental movement in the United States.

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The Republic of Nature

An Environmental History of the United States

University of Washington Press

Mark Fiege uncovers nature’s presence in religious beliefs, founding documents, presidents, battles, technologies, examining how biophysical conditions have American history.

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Ellavut / Our Yup'ik World and Weather

Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast

University of Washington Press

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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Art by the Book

Painting Manuals and the Leisure Life in Late Ming China

University of Washington Press
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Torture

Power, Democracy, and the Human Body

University of Washington Press

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.

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How to Work in Someone Else's Country

University of Washington Press

Drawing on thirty years of experience as an international consultant in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific, Ruth Stark provides guidance for anybody preparing to work in a foreign country.

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Before Seattle Rocked

A City and Its Music

University of Washington Press

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.

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The Fishermen's Frontier

People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska

University of Washington Press

"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

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Albert Bierstadt

Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast

Seattle Art Museum, University of Washington Press

This book reveals the fact within the fiction of Bierstadt's 1870 painting "Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast."

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Toxic Archipelago

A History of Industrial Disease in Japan

University of Washington Press
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Darwin’s Pharmacy

Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noösphere

University of Washington Press

This book inquires into the swarm of ontological, epistemological, and ethical questions provoked by psychedelic experience in the context of global ecological crisis.

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