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The following titles have arrived in our warehouse in the last three months and are now available for purchase:

August 2008

University of Washington Press titles:

Becoming Tsimshian: The Social Life of Names, by Christopher
F. Roth

Black Tigers: A Grammar of Chinese Rubbings, by Kenneth Starr

Carl Theodor Dreyer's Gertrud: The Moving Word, by James Schamus

DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism: Classic Texts, edited by Thomas R. Dunlap

Explaining Culture Scientifically, edited by Melissa J. Brown

Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand, by Justin Thomas McDaniel

Mine Okubo: Following Her Own Road, edited by Greg Robinson and Elena Tajima Creef

Distributed titles:

Alloy of Love: Dario Robleto, edited by Ian Berry

Attitudinal Decision Making in the Supreme Court of Canada,
by C. L. Ostberg and Matthew E. Wetstein NEW IN PAPERBACK

Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada, by Stephen J. Pyne

Be of Good Mind: Essays of the Coast Salish, edited by Bruce Granville Miller NEW IN PAPERBACK

A Community of Collectors: 75 Anniversary Gifts to the Seattle Art Museum, edited by Chiyo Ishikawa

Conventional Choices: Maritime Leadership Politics, by Ian Stewart and David K. Stewart NEW IN PAPERBACK

Creating a Modern Countryside: Liberalism and Land Resettlement
in British Columbia
, by James Murton NEW IN PAPERBACK

Defining Rights and Wrongs: Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability, by Rosanna L. Langer NEW IN PAPERBACK

The Ermatingers: A 19th-Century Ojibwa-Canadian Family,
by W. Brian Stewart NEW IN PAPERBACK

Evanescent Isles: From My City-Village, by Xu Xi

Free Spirit: Stories of You, Me and BC, by Gerald Truscott

From World Order to Global Disorder: States, Markets, and Dissent, by Dorval Brunelle NEW IN PAPERBACK

Guarding the Gates: The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934, by David Goutor NEW IN PAPERBACK

Howard's Fourth Government: Australian Commonwealth Administration, 2004-2007, edited by Chris Aulich and Roger Wettenhall

Judicial Decision Making in Child Sexual Abuse Cases, by Margaret M. Wright NEW IN PAPERBACK

Mabel Cheung Yuen-ting's An Autumn Tale, by Staci Ford

The Manly Modern: Masculinity in Postwar Canada, by Christopher Dummitt NEW IN PAPERBACK

Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railways, by Rikkie Yeung

Multicultural Education Policies in Canada and the United States, edited by Reva Joshee and Lauri Johnson NEW IN PAPERBACK

People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia, edited by Leslie Thomas Foster and Brian Wharf NEW IN PAPERBACK

Poverty: Rights, Social Citizenship, and Legal Activism, edited by Margot Young, Susan B. Boyd, Gwen Brodsky, and Shelagh Day NEW IN PAPERBACK

The Scots in Australia, by Malcolm Prentis

The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism,
by Patrick Hase

Strategic Issues for the Not-for-Profit Sector, edited by J. Barraket

Telecommunications Development in Asia, edited by John Ure

Trafficked, by Kathleen Maltzahn

Up on the Hill: A History of St. Patrick's College, Goulburn,
by David Bollen

Urban Pest Management in Australia, 5th Edition, by John Gerozisis, Phillip Hadlington, and Ion Staunton

July 2008

University of Washington Press titles:

The Body in Time: Figures of Femininity in Late Nineteenth-Century France, by Tamar Garb

Crime and Fantasy in Scandinavia: Fiction, Film, and Social Change, by Andrew Nestingen

Love, Passion and Patriotism: Sexuality and the Philippine Propaganda Movement, 1882-1892, by Raquel A. G. Reyes

Shaping the Shoreline: Fisheries and Tourism on the Monterey Coast, by Connie Y. Chiang

The Wicked Wine of Democracy: A Memoir, by Joseph S. Miller

Distributed titles:

At the Far Reaches of Empire: The Life of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra, by Freeman M. Tovell

Bureaucrats and Bleeding Hearts: Indigenous Health in Northern Australia, by Tess Lea

The Canton Trade: Life and Enterprise on the China Coast, 1700-1845, by Paul A. Van Dyke NEW IN PAPERBACK

Captain Alex MacLean: Jack London's Sea Wolf, by Don MacGillivray

Contradictory Impulses: Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century, edited by Greg Donaghy and Patricia E. Roy

Democratizing Pension Funds: Corporate Governance and Accountability, by Ronald B. Davis

Doing Business in China: A Guide for Australians, by National Centre for Language Training

Forgetting Aborigines, by Chris Healy

Lament for a First Nation: The Williams Treaties of Southern Ontario, by Peggy J. Blair

Multiculturalism and the Foundations of Meaningful Live: Reconciling Autonomy, Identity, and Community, by Andrew M. Robinson NEW IN PAPERBACK

The Paradoxes of Peacebuilding Post 9/11, edited by Stephen Baranyi

Printed Images by Australian Artists 1885-1955, by Roger Butler

The Reluctant Land: Society, Space, and Environment in Canada before Confederation, by Cole Harris

Renovation Nation: Our Obsession with Home, by Fiona Allon

The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages, by M. A. Aldrich NEW IN PAPERBACK

Strange Harbors: Two Lines World Writing in Translation, edited by John Biguenet and Sidney Wade

The Torch and the Sword: A History of the Army Cadet Movement in Australia, by Craig Stockings

Turner to Monet: The Triumph of Landscape Painting, by Christine Dixon, Ron Radford, and Lucina Ward

June 2008

University of Washington Press titles:

Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life, by Jim Kershner

Celebration: Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian Dancing on the Land, by Rosita Worl

Joe Feddersen: Vital Signs, by Rebecca J. Dobkins, Barbara Earl Thomas, and Gail Tremblay

Letters from the 442nd: The World War II Correspondence of a Japanese American Medic, by Minoru Masuda; edited by Hana Masuda and Dianne Bridgman

Modernism and the Middle East: Architecture and Politics in the Twentieth Century, edited by Sandy Isenstadt and Kishwar Rizvi

Distributed titles:

Alliance and Illusion: Canada and the World, 1945-1984, by Robert Bothwell NEW IN PAPERBACK

Artists Observed: Blue Mountains Artists Close Up, by Carole Hampshire

The Australian Green Consumer Guide: Choosing Products for a Healthier Planet, Home and Bank Balance, by Tanya Ha

Challenging the Limits: Indigenous Peoples of the Mekong Region, edited by Prasit Leepreecha, Don McCaskill, and Kwanchewan Buadaeng

Domestic Reforms: Political Visions and Family Regulation in British Columbia, 1862-1940, by Chris Clarkson NEW IN PAPERBACK

Genetically Modified Diplomacy: The Global Politics of Agricultural Biotechnology and the Environment, by Peter Andree NEW IN PAPERBACK

Hunters at the Margin: Native People and Wildlife Conservation
in the Northwest Territories
, by John Sandlos NEW IN PAPERBACK

In Search of Canadian Political Culture, by Nelson Wiseman NEW

John Buck: Iconography, by Ben Mitchell et al.

Michael Dailey: Color, Light, Time, and Place: Selected Words, 1965-2007, by Robin Updike

Multiculturalism and the Canadian Constitution, edited by Stephen Tierney NEW IN PAPERBACK

Reshaping the University: Responsibility, Indigenous Epistemes, and the Logic of the Gift, by Rauna Kuokkanen NEW IN PAPERBACK

Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968, by Julian Cox

Sexing the Teacher: School Sex Scandals and Queer Pedagogies,
by Sheila L. Cavanagh NEW IN PAPERBACK

The Triumph of Citizenship: The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67, by Patricia E. Roy NEW IN PAPERBACK


Carl Theodor Dreyer's 
Gertrud cover

Explaining Culture 
Scientifically cover

A Community of 
Collectors cover

Black Tigers

Gathering Leaves and 
Lifting Words cover

Mine Okubo 

Becoming Tsimshian 

Crime and Fantasy in 
Scandinavia cover

DDT, Silent Spring, 
and the Rise of Environmentalism cover

Joe Feddersen 

The Body in Time 

Turner to Monet 

Shaping the 

Printed Images by 
Australian Artists 1885-1955 cover

The Wicked Wine of 
Democracy cover

Strange Harbors

Modernism and the 
Middle East cover


Carl Maxey 

Road to Freedom 

Letters from the 
442nd cover

Artists Observed 

Love, Passion and 
Patriotism cover

Michael Dailey cover