The first biography of one of Montana’s most celebrated writers

Norman Maclean

A Life of Letters and Rivers

By Rebecca McCarthy

An accessible foray into botany’s origins and how we can transform its future

Botany of Empire

Plant Worlds and the Scientific Legacies of Colonialism

By Banu Subramaniam

A guided tour through centuries of exquisitely crafted objects

Glorious Qing

Decorative Arts in China, 1644-1911

By Claudia Brown

Interrogates the colonial underpinnings of museums


Indigenizing the Museum

Edited by Dare Turner and Leila Grothe

A fascinating guide to the secret worlds of the intertidal zone

Between the Tides in California

Exploring Beaches and Tidepools

By Ryan P. Kelly, Terrie Klinger, Patrick J. Krug, and John J. Meyer.

Explores the Skidegate model village carved by Haida artists for the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

Skidegate House Models

From Haida Gwaii to the Chicago World’s Fair and Beyond

By Robin K. Wright

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