UBC - Agency Logos - University of Washington PressUniversity 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.

Showing 81-90 of 152 items.

Wilderburbs

Communities on Nature’s Edge

University of Washington Press

By looking at wilderburbs in the West, especially those in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, Bramwell uncovers the profound environmental consequences of Americans’ desire to live in the wilderness.

More info

Mary Randlett Portraits

By Frances McCue; Photographs by Mary Randlett
University of Washington Press

A curated collection of ninety photographs from the more than six hundred portraits she took of Northwest artists, writers, and cultural luminaries, Mary Randlett Portraits documents the region's artistic legacy through one woman's camera lens.

More info

Mary Randlett Landscapes

University of Washington Press

Mary Randlett's photographic vision of the Northwest is big-hearted, intricate, and tender – and fully inhabited by the animals, tides, forests, mountains, and spirits that dwell there – and these magnificent photographs are accompanied by text that sheds light on the artist and her work.

More info

No-No Boy

University of Washington Press

The first new edition of No-No Boy since 1979 presents this important work to another generations of readers.

More info

A Landscape of Travel

The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China

University of Washington Press
More info

Verse Going Viral

China's New Media Scenes

University of Washington Press
More info

Daughter of Good Fortune

A Chinese Peasant Memoir

By Huiqin Chen, with Shehong Chen; Introduction by Delia Davin
University of Washington Press

The only book-length account by a peasant woman of life in post-revolutionary China, very engagingly written with strong text potential.

More info

Return to the Land of the Head Hunters

Edward S. Curtis, the Kwakwaka'wakw, and the Making of Modern Cinema

By Aaron Glass; Foreword by Bill Holm; Edited by Brad Evans
University of Washington Press
More info

Offspring of Empire

Koch’ang Kims and the Colonial Origins of Korean Capitalism, 1876-1945

University of Washington Press
More info

Confronting Memories of World War II

European and Asian Legacies

University of Washington Press
More info
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.


Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Catalogue Cover   Spring 2018 CDN
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.