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.
Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast
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.
Power, Democracy, and the Human Body
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.
A City and Its Music
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.
People and Salmon in Southeast Alaska
"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
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.
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