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.
The Art of Tibetan Medicine
Bodies in Balance is the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary look at the triangular relationship of the Tibetan art and science of healing (Sowa Rigpa) with Buddhism, and arts and crafts.
Science and the Politics of Global Warming
In Behind the Curve, Joshua Howe explores the history of global warming from its roots as a scientific curiosity to its place at the center of international environmental politics.
A History of Survival in the Mountain West, 1820-1920
Encounters in Avalanche Country, 1820-1920 tells the story of mountain communities' responses to disaster over a century of social change and rapid industrialization.
Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats
This story of flies, bedbugs, cockroaches, and rats reveals that such creatures thrived on lax code enforcement and the marginalization of the poor, immigrants, and people of color.
The Story of Hirabayashi v. the United States
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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