Emil and Kathleen Sick Series in Western History and Biography

Edited by Linda Nash, Associate Professor of History, University of Washington, Seattle.

With support from the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest at the University of Washington, the Sick Series in Western History and Biography features scholarly books on the peoples and issues that have defined and shaped the American West. Through intellectually challenging and engaging books of general interest, the series seeks to deepen and expand our understanding of the American West as a region and its role in the making of the United States and the modern world.

The Great Columbia Plain: A Historical Geography, 1805-1910

by D. W. Meinig

Mills and Markets: A History of the Pacific Coast Lumber Industry to 1900

by Thomas R. Cox

Radical Heritage: Labor, Socialism, and Reform in Washington and British Columbia, 1885-1917

by Carlos A. Schwantes

The Battle for Butte: Mining and Politics on the Northern Frontier, 1864-1906

by Michael P. Malone

The Forging of a Black Community: Seattle's Central District from 1870 through the Civil Rights Era

by Quintard Taylor

Warren G. Magnuson and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century America

by Shelby Scates

The Atomic West

edited by Bruce Hevly and John M. Findlay

Power and Place in the North American West

edited by Richard White and John M. Findlay

Henry M. Jackson: A Life in Politics

by Robert G. Kaufman

Parallel Destinies: Canadian-American Relations West of the Rockies

edited by John M. Findlay and Ken S. Coates

Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century

edited by Louis Fiset and Gail M. Nomura

Bringing Indians to the Book

by Albert Furtwangler

Death of Celilo Falls

by Katrine Barber

The Power of Promises: Rethinking Indian Treaties in the Pacific Northwest

edited by Alexandra Harmon

Warship under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific West

by Lorraine McConaghy

Shadow Tribe: The Making of Columbia River Indian Identity

by Andrew H. Fisher

A Home for Every Child: The Washington Children's Home Society in the Progressive Era

by Patricia Susan Hart

Atomic Frontier Days: Hanford and the American West

by John M. Findlay and Bruce Hevly

The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea

by Lissa K. Wadewitz

Encounters in Avalanche Country: A History of Survival in the Mountain West, 1820-1920

by Diana L. Di Stefano

The Rising Tide of Color: Race, State Violence, and Radical Movements across the Pacific

Edited by Moon-Ho Jung

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

by Jen Corrinne Brown

Japanese Prostitutes in the North American West, 1887-1920

by Kazuhiro Oharazeki

In Defense of Wyam: Native-White Alliances and the Struggle for Celilo Village

by Katrine Barber

Gold Rush Manliness: Race and Gender on the Pacific Slope

by Christopher Herbert

Books without links are listed as out of print with the University of Washington Press.