New Releases



Empire Maker cover

Beloved Burden cover

A Chemehuevi Song cover

Horihide cover

Gender and Chinese History cover

Masterpieces of the Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde cover

Education at the Edge of Empire cover

Oceania at the Tropenmuseum cover

Stars for Freedom cover

The Landscape Architecture of Richard Haag cover

The Tanoak Tree cover

The Netherlands East Indies at the Tropenmuseum cover

Proving Grounds cover

Bike Battles cover

Ozette cover

Trout Culture cover

Beneath Cold Seas cover

Desert Exile cover

Excavating the Afterlife cover

Yokohama, California cover

The Pulse of Modernism cover

Klalam Grammar cover

Daughter of Good Fortune cover

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

May 2015

University of Washington Press titles

A Chemehuevi Song: The Resilience of a Southern Paiute Tribe

Clifford E. Trafzer

City of Virtues: Nanjing in an Age of Utopian Visions

Chuck Wooldridge

The Drunken Man's Talk: Tales from Medieval China

Compiled by Luo Ye; Translated by Alister D. Inglis

Education at the Edge of Empire: Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico's Indian Boarding Schools

John R. Gram

Empire Maker: Aleksandr Baranov and Russian Colonial Expansion into Alaska and Northern California

Kenneth N. Owens with Alexander Yu. Petrov

Frontier Livelihoods: Hmong in the Sino-Vietnamese Borderlands

Sarah Turner, Christine Bonnin, and Jean Michaud

Gender and Chinese History: Transformative Encounters

Edited by Beverly Bossler

God's Little Daughters: Catholic Women in Nineteenth-Century Manchuria

Ji Li

The Han: China's Diverse Majority

Agnieszka Joniak-Luthi

I. L. Peretz and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture

Ruth Wisse New in Paperback

Vagabond Life: The Caucasus Journals of George Kennan

George Kennan; Edited by Frith Maier New in Paperback

Distributed titles

Africa at the Tropenmuseum

Paul Faber, Sonja Wijs, and Daan Van Dartel

Beloved Burden: Baby-Wearing Around the World

Edited by I. C. Van Hout

Far Off Metal River: Inuit Lands, Settler Stories, and the Making of the Contemporary Arctic

Emilie Cameron

Garyou Tensei: 108 Japanese Tattoo Sleeve Designs by Yushi 'Horikichi' Takei

Yushi 'Horikichi' Takei

Highlights from the Korea Collection of Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde

Elmer Veldkamp

Horihide: Celebrating the Life and Work of Kazuo Oguri

Yushi 'Horikichi' Takei

Islam at the Tropenmuseum

Mirjam Shatanawi

Living with Indonesian Art: The Frits Liefkes Collection

Edited by Francine Brinkgreve and David J. Stuart-Fox

Masterpieces of Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde

Edited by Wonu Veys

The Mingins Photo Collection: 1288 Pictures of Early Western Tattooing from the Henk Schiffmacher Collection

Henk Schiffmacher and Arlette Kouwenhoven

The Netherlands East Indies at the Tropenmuseum: A Colonial History

Edited by Janneke Van Dijk and Susan Legene

Oceania at the Tropenmuseum

David Van Duuren and Steven Vink

Polygamy's Rights and Wrongs: Perspectives on Harm, Family, and Law

Edited by Gillian Calder and Lori G. Beaman

Queer Mobilizations: Social Movement Activism and Canadian Public Policy

Edited by Manon Tremblay


April 2015

University of Washington titles

Icons of Danish Modernity: Georg Brandes and Asta Nielsen

Julie K. Nelson New in Paperback

The Landscape Architecture of Richard Haag: From Modern Space to Urban Ecological Design

Thaisa Way

The Limits of the Rule of Law in China

Edited by Karen G. Turner, James V. Feinerman, and R. Kent Guy New in Paperback

Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Enviromental Impact of U.S. Bases

Edited by Edwin A. Martini

Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement

Emilie Raymond

The Tanoak Tree: An Environmental History of a Pacific Coast Hardwood

Frederica Bowcutt

Urbanization in Early and Medieval China: Gazetteers for the City of Suzhou

Translated and Introduced by Olivia Milburn

Distributed titles

Putting the State on Trial: The Policing of Protest during the G20 Summit

Edited by Margaret E. Beare, Nathalie Des Rosiers, and Abigail C. Deshman

Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace

Edited by Carolyne Wright, M. L. Lyons, and Eugenia Toledo

The Tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen: Abridged

Translated by Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit

Tellings from Our Elders: Lushootseed syeyehub / Volume 2: Tales from the Skagit Valley

David Beck and Thom Hess

Whoop and Shush

Jeff Baker


March 2015

University of Washington Press titles

Beneath Cold Seas: The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest

David Hall New in Paperback

Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road

James Longhurst

Daughter of Good Fortune: A Twentieth-Century Chinese Peasant Memoir

Chen Huiqin

Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese American Family

Yoshiko Uchida

Excavating the Afterlife: The Archaeology of Early Chinese Religion

Guolong Lai

Klallam Grammar

Timothy Montler

Legal Reform in Taiwan under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945: The Reception of Western Law

Tay-sheng Wang New in paperback

Ozette: Excavating a Makah Whaling Village

Ruth Kirk

The Pulse of Modernism: Physiological Aesthetics in Fin-de-Siecle Europe

Robert Michael Brain

Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West

Jen Corrinne Brown

Yokohama, California

Toshio Mori

Distributed titles

Aluminum Ore: The Political Economy of the Global Bauxite Industry

Edited by Robin Gendron, Mats Ingulstad, and Espen Storli

American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life

Stephanie Mayer Heydt

Beyond Testimony and Trauma: Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

Edited by Steven High

Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses

Edited by Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell

Elephant Raga: Poems

Prartho Sereno

French Canadians, Furs, and Indigenous Women in the Making of the Pacific Northwest

Jean Barman

Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine: Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver

Todd McCallum

The Keyes to the Cottage: Stories from the West of Ireland

Carlos Reyes

Open Heart: Poems

Thomas Brush

World Arts, Local Lives: The Collections of the Fowler Museum at UCLA

Marla C. Berns

Written As I Remember It: Teachings From the Life of a Sliammon Elder

Elsie Paul