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Snow has had an astonishing influence on the shape of the land and human history. Ruth Kirk writes perceptively of how animals and people survive in the snow; of glaciers, continental ice sheets, blizzards, and...
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Exploring Washington’s Past
A Road Guide to History
Exploring Washington’s Past tells the state’s story in terms of where to go and what to see. With words, photographs, and maps, the authors evoke the cultural landscape and portray Washington’s people and events from...
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The Olympic Rain Forest
An Ecological Web
The forest of the northwest coast of North America accounts for two thirds of the world’s temperate-zone rain forest, which is a fraction of the size of the more publicized tropical rain forest but is...
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Historic Conquests of Rainier
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Archaeology in Washington
Archaeology--along with Native American traditions and memories--holds a key to understanding early chapters of the human story in Washington. This all-new book draws together and brings up to date much of what has been learned...
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Tradition and Change on the Northwest Coast
The Makah, Nuu-chah-nulth, Southern Kwakiutl, and Nuxalk
Native elders remember well the last of the old days. They are living links to the past and their stories have the vitality and immediacy--as well as the authenticity--of those who have lived in the...
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Excavating a Makah Whaling Village
Makah families left the coastal village of Ozette in the 1920s to comply with the federal government’s requirement that they send their children to school, and by doing so they ended nearly two thousand years...
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