Western History


Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

edited by James K. Barnett and David L. Nicandri

Becoming Big League: Seattle, the Pilots, and Stadium Politics

by Bill Mullins

Being Cowlitz: How One Tribe Renewed and Sustained Its Identity

by Christine Dupres

The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff: The Redemption of Herbert Niccolls Jr.

by Nancy Bartley

Bracero Railroaders: The Forgotten World War II Story of Mexican Workers in the U.S. West

by Erasmo Gamboa

California through Native Eyes: Reclaiming History

by William J. Bauer Jr.

Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia

edited by Robert T. Boyd, Kenneth M. Ames, and Tony A. Johnson

The City Is More Than Human: An Animal History of Seattle

by Frederick L. Brown

Counterpunch: The Cultural Battles over Heavyweight Prizefighting in the American West

by Meg Frisbee

Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese American Family

by Yoshiko Uchida New Edition

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

by John R. Gram

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

by Diana L. Di Stefano

Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master

by Lorraine McConaghy and Judy Bentley

Idaho's Place: A New History of the Gem State

edited by Adam M. Sowards

In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909

edited by Jean Morgan Meaux

Northwest Passage: The Great Columbia River

by William Dietrich New Edition

Ozette: Excavating a Makah Whaling Village

by Ruth Kirk

Roots and Reflections: South Asians in the Pacific Northwest

by Amy Bhatt and Nalini Iyer

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

by Frederica Bowcutt

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

by Jen Corrinne Brown

The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff: The Redemption of Herbert Niccolls Jr.

by Nancy Bartley

Walking Washington's History: Ten Cities

by Judy Bentley

Yokohama, California

by Toshio Mori New Edition


Alaska, An American Colony

by Stephen Haycox

An Alaska Anthology: Interpreting the Past

edited by Stephen W. Haycox and Mary Childers Mangusso

Anooshi Lingit Aani Ka / Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 and 1804

edited by Nora Marks Dauenhauer, Richard Dauenhauer, and Lydia T. Black

Asian America: Chinese and Japanese in the United States since 1850

by Roger Daniels

Atomic Frontier Days: Hanford and the American West

by John M. Findlay and Bruce Hevly

The Atomic West

edited by Bruce Hevly and John M. Findlay

Bartering with the Bones of Their Dead: The Colville Confederated Tribes and Termination

by Laurie Arnold

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

by Michael P. Malone

Breaking Ground: The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Unearthing of Tse-whit-zen Village

Lynda V. Mapes

B Street: The Notorious Playground of Coulee Dam

by Lawney L. Reyes

Confederacy of Ambition: William Winlock Miller and the Making of Washington Territory

by William L. Lang

The Country in the City: The Greening of the San Francisco Bay Area

by Richard A. Walker

Dark Rose: Organized Crime and Corruption in Portland

by Robert C. Donnelly

Death of Celilo Falls

by Katrine Barber

Drawing Lines in the Forest: Creating Wilderness Areas in the Pacific Northwest

by Kevin R. Marsh

Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country

by Marsha L. Weisiger

Driven Wild: How the Fight against Automobiles Launched the Modern Wilderness Movement

by Paul S. Sutter

Exploring Washington's Past: A Road Guide to History

by Ruth Kirk and Carmela Alexander

Forest Dreams, Forest Nightmares: The Paradox of Old Growth in the Inland West

by Nancy Langston

Great River of the West: Essays on the Columbia River

edited by William L. Lang and Robert Carriker

Hard Times in Paradise: Coos Bay, Oregon, Revised Edition

by William G. Robbins

How Many Machine Guns Does It Take to Cook One Meal?: The Seattle and San Francisco General Strikes

by Victoria Johnson

"I Will Fight No More Forever": Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War

by Merrill D. Beal

Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West

by Mark Fiege

Land in the American West: Private Claims and the Common Good

edited by William G. Robbins and James C. Foster

Land of the Midnight Sun: A History of the Yukon, Second Edition

by Ken S. Coates and William R. Morrison

Landscapes of Conflict: The Oregon Story, 1940-2000

by William G. Robbins

Landscapes of Promise: The Oregon Story, 1800-1940

by William G. Robbins

Land Use, Environment, and Social Change: The Shaping of Island County, Washington

by Richard White

The Love Israel Family: Urban Commune, Rural Commune

by Charles P. LeWarne

Making Salmon: An Environmental History of the Northwest Fisheries Crisis

by Joseph E. Taylor III

Messages from Frank's Landing: Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way

by Charles Wilkinson

Mexican Labor and World War II: Braceros in the Pacific Northwest, 1942-1947

by Erasmo Gamboa

Montana: A History of Two Centuries, Revised Edition

by Michael P. Malone, Richard B. Roeder, and William L. Lang

Montana Justice: Power, Punishment, and the Penitentiary

by Keith Edgerton

Native Seattle: Histories of the Crossing-Over Place

by Coll Thrush

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

by Lissa K. Wadewitz

On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II

by Jack Hamann

Oregon's Doctor to the World: Esther Pohl Lovejoy and a Life in Activism

by Kimberly Jensen

Philip Vera Cruz: A Personal History of Filipino Immigrants and the Farmworkers Movement

by Craig Scharlin and Lilia Villanueva

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

edited by Alexandra Harmon

Profiting from the Plains: The Great Northern Railway and Corporate Development of the American West

by Claire Strom

Prophetic Worlds: Indians and Whites on the Columbia Plateau

by Christopher L. Miller

Public Power, Private Dams: The Hells Canyon High Dam Controversy

by Karl Boyd Brooks

Reading Portland: The City in Prose

edited by John Trombold and Peter Donahue

Reading Seattle: The City in Prose

Edited by Peter Donahue and John Trombold

Reel Nature: America's Romance with Wildlife on Film

by Gregg Mitman

Seattle Bungalow: People and Houses, 1900-1940

by Janet Ore

Seeking El Dorado: African Americans in California

edited by Lawrence B. de Graaf, Kevin Mulroy, and Quintard Taylor

Shadow Tribe: The Making of Columbia River Indian Identity

by Andrew H. Fisher

Solidarity Stories: An Oral History of the ILWU

by Harvey Schwartz

To Fish in Common: The Ethnohistory of Lummi Indian Salmon Fishing

by Daniel L. Boxberger

Voices Raised in Protest: Defending North American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49

by Stephanie Bangarth

Washington State: Third Edition

by Charles P. LeWarne

When the River Ran Wild! Indian Traditions on the Mid-Columbia and the Warm Springs Reservation

by George W. Aguilar Sr.

Wilderness in National Parks: Playground or Preserve

by John C. Miles

Winning the American West for Women: The Life of Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe

by Jennifer M. Ross-Nazzal

Women in Pacific Northwest History, Revised Edition

edited by Karen J. Blair