Western History Association

Though we couldn’t connect with you in-person at the Western History Association conference this year, we would still like to highlight our new books and share our conference discount.

 

If you’re registered for the virtual conference, you can access our booth in the exhibit hall here.

 

We are pleased to offer WHA members a 40% discount with free shipping on all orders placed through December 31. Enter promo code WASH20 at checkout through our website or by calling 1-800-537-5487.

 

Our acquisitions editors are still eager to connect with current and prospective authors about new projects and book proposals. They have been working to transition their usual in-person conference appointments to virtual meetings by phone or Zoom. If you have a project you’d like to discuss, please get in touch with one of our editors:

 

Larin McLaughlin, Editor in Chief

Critical ethnic studies; American studies; Asian American studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; Native and Indigenous studies; visual culture

 

Andrew Berzanskis, Senior Acquisitions Editor

Social justice, environmental history, general interest books about science, the environment, and the Pacific Northwest

 

Mike Baccam, Acquisitions Editor

Asian American studies, western US history, critical ethnic studies

 

We’ve curated a selection of our new and noteworthy books below, and you can find additional titles here.

New in Western History

Emerald Street

Emerald Street

A History of Hip Hop in Seattle

Daudi Abe, Sir Mix-A-Lot

$29.95

Paperback

320 Pages

The Great Quake Debate

The Great Quake Debate

The Crusader, the Skeptic, and the Rise of Modern Seismology

Susan Hough

$29.95

Hardcover

328 Pages

The Port of Missing Men

The Port of Missing Men

Billy Gohl, Labor, and Brutal Times in the Pacific Northwest

Aaron Goings

$29.95

Hardcover

296 Pages

The Unsung Great

The Unsung Great

Stories of Extraordinary Japanese Americans

Greg Robinson

$29.95

Paperback

312 Pages

The River That Made Seattle

The River That Made Seattle

A Human and Natural History of the Duwamish

BJ Cummings

$29.95

Hardcover

240 Pages

Outriders

Outriders

Rodeo at the Fringes of the American West

Rebecca Scofield

$27.95

Paperback

264 Pages

Nisei Radicals

Nisei Radicals

The Feminist Poetics and Transformative Ministry of Mitsuye Yamada and Michael Yasutake

Diane C. Fujino

$29.95

Paperback

272 Pages

Becoming Nisei

Becoming Nisei

Japanese American Urban Lives in Prewar Tacoma

Lisa M. Hoffman, Mary L. Hanneman

$29.95

Paperback

312 Pages

Fire

Fire

A Brief History

Stephen J. Pyne

$24.95

Paperback

240 Pages

Alaska

Alaska

An American Colony

Stephen W. Haycox

$34.95

Paperback

440 Pages

Oregon

Oregon

This Storied Land

William G. Robbins

$24.95

Paperback

256 Pages

Seismic City

Seismic City

An Environmental History of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake

Joanna L. Dyl, Paul S. Sutter, Paul S. Sutter

$24.95

Paperback

376 Pages

Return to the Land of the Head Hunters

Return to the Land of the Head Hunters

Edward S. Curtis, the Kwakwaka'wakw, and the Making of Modern Cinema

Brad Evans, Aaron Glass, Bill Holm

$35.00

Paperback

392 Pages

Proud Raven, Panting Wolf

Proud Raven, Panting Wolf

Carving Alaska's New Deal Totem Parks

Emily L. Moore

$29.95

Paperback

288 Pages

Defending Giants

Defending Giants

The Redwood Wars and the Transformation of American Environmental Politics

Darren Frederick Speece, Paul S. Sutter

$24.95

Paperback

384 Pages

Reclaiming the Reservation

Reclaiming the Reservation

Histories of Indian Sovereignty Suppressed and Renewed

Alexandra Harmon

$35.00

Paperback

424 Pages

Becoming Mary Sully

Becoming Mary Sully

Toward an American Indian Abstract

Philip J. Deloria

$34.95

Paperback

336 Pages

We Are Dancing for You

We Are Dancing for You

Native Feminisms and the Revitalization of Women’s Coming-of-Age Ceremonies

Cutcha Risling Baldy, Coll Thrush, Charlotte Coté

$30.00

Paperback

208 Pages