Western History Association

Welcome to our virtual landing page for the Western History Association conference. We would like to highlight our new books and share our conference discount during this year’s meeting, October 12-15, 2022, in San Antonio, TX.

 

We are pleased to offer WHA members a 30% discount on all orders placed through November 18, 2022. Enter promo code WWHA22 at checkout through our website or by calling 1-800-537-5487.

 

Our acquisitions editors are 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, Editorial Director, lmclaugh@uw.edu

Critical ethnic studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; Native and Indigenous studies; visual culture; and general interest books about the Pacific Northwest

 

Mike Baccam, Acquisitions Editor, mbaccam@uw.edu

Asian American studies; western US history; environmental history; and 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

Black Lives in Alaska

Black Lives in Alaska

A History of African Americans in the Far Northwest

Ian C. Hartman, David Reamer, Calvin E. Williams

$24.95

Paperback

304 Pages

The Art of Ceremony

The Art of Ceremony

Voices of Renewal from Indigenous Oregon

Colley J. Brook

$34.95

Paperback

288 Pages

A Drum in One Hand, a Sockeye in the Other

A Drum in One Hand, a Sockeye in the Other

Stories of Indigenous Food Sovereignty from the Northwest Coast

Charlotte Coté

$29.95

Paperback

208 Pages

Labor under Siege

Labor under Siege

Big Bob McEllrath and the ILWU’s Fight for Organized Labor in an Anti-Union Era

Harvey Schwartz, Ronald E. Magden

$30.00

Paperback

320 Pages

The Grizzly in the Driveway

The Grizzly in the Driveway

The Return of Bears to a Crowded American West

Robert Chaney

$19.95

Paperback

288 Pages

The River That Made Seattle

The River That Made Seattle

A Human and Natural History of the Duwamish

BJ Cummings

$19.95

Paperback

240 Pages

Cherokee Earth Dwellers

Cherokee Earth Dwellers

Stories and Teachings of the Natural World

Christopher B. Teuton, Loretta Shade, Hastings Shade, Larry Shade, MaryBeth Timothy

$34.95

Paperback

296 Pages

Anakú Iwachá

Anakú Iwachá

Yakama Legends and Stories

Virginia R. Beavert, Michelle M. Jacob, Joana W. Jansen

$29.95

Paperback

400 Pages

Contemporary Asian American Activism

Contemporary Asian American Activism

Building Movements for Liberation

Diane C. Fujino, Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

$30.00

Paperback

336 Pages

The City Is More Than Human

The City Is More Than Human

An Animal History of Seattle

Frederick L. Brown, Paul S. Sutter

$24.95

Paperback

352 Pages

Art of the Northwest Coast

Art of the Northwest Coast

Aldona Jonaitis

$29.95

Paperback

416 Pages

The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence

The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence

Introduced Infectious Diseases and Population Decline among Northwest Coast Indians, 1774-1874

Robert T. Boyd

$30.00

Paperback

428 Pages

Becoming Nisei

Becoming Nisei

Japanese American Urban Lives in Prewar Tacoma

Lisa M. Hoffman, Mary L. Hanneman

$30.00

Paperback

312 Pages

The Borders of AIDS

The Borders of AIDS

Race, Quarantine, and Resistance

Karma R. Chávez, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Bracero Railroaders

Bracero Railroaders

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

Erasmo Gamboa

$30.00

Paperback

248 Pages

California through Native Eyes

California through Native Eyes

Reclaiming History

William J. , Bauer Jr.

$30.00

Paperback

184 Pages

A Chemehuevi Song

A Chemehuevi Song

The Resilience of a Southern Paiute Tribe

Clifford E. Trafzer, Larry Myers

$30.00

Paperback

328 Pages

Chinook Resilience

Chinook Resilience

Heritage and Cultural Revitalization on the Lower Columbia River

Jon D. Daehnke, Tony A. Johnson

$30.00

Paperback

256 Pages

Counterpunch

Counterpunch

The Cultural Battles over Heavyweight Prizefighting in the American West

Meg Frisbee

$30.00

Paperback

256 Pages

Education at the Edge of Empire

Education at the Edge of Empire

Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico's Indian Boarding Schools

John R. Gram, Theodore Jojola

$30.00

Paperback

260 Pages

Emerald Street

Emerald Street

A History of Hip Hop in Seattle

Daudi Abe, Sir Mix-A-Lot

$24.95

Paperback

320 Pages

Environmental Justice in Postwar America

Environmental Justice in Postwar America

A Documentary Reader

Christopher W. Wells, Paul S. Sutter

$30.00

Paperback

328 Pages

Feminista Frequencies

Feminista Frequencies

Community Building through Radio in the Yakima Valley

Monica De La Torre, Piya Chatterjee

$27.95

Paperback

176 Pages

Gold Rush Manliness

Gold Rush Manliness

Race and Gender on the Pacific Slope

Christopher Herbert

$30.00

Paperback

288 Pages

The Great Quake Debate

The Great Quake Debate

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

Susan Hough

$34.95

Hardcover

328 Pages

Herring and People of the North Pacific

Herring and People of the North Pacific

Sustaining a Keystone Species

Thomas F. Thornton, Madonna L. Moss

$32.00

Paperback

276 Pages

How to Read the American West

How to Read the American West

A Field Guide

William Wyckoff, William Cronon

$45.00

Paperback

440 Pages

Indian Blood

Indian Blood

HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco's Two-Spirit Community

Andrew J. Jolivétte

$30.00

Paperback

176 Pages

Jesintel

Jesintel

Living Wisdom from Coast Salish Elders

Children of the Setting Sun Productions, Darrell Hillaire, Natasha Frey, Fay "Beau" Garreau Jr., Danita Washington

$34.95

Paperback

224 Pages

Louisiana Creole Peoplehood

Louisiana Creole Peoplehood

Afro-Indigeneity and Community

Rain Prud'homme-Cranford, Darryl Barthé, Andrew J. Jolivétte

$30.00

Paperback

304 Pages

Love for Liberation

Love for Liberation

African Independence, Black Power, and a Diaspora Underground

Robin J. Hayes

$30.00

Paperback

252 Pages

Love Your Asian Body

Love Your Asian Body

AIDS Activism in Los Angeles

Eric C. Wat

$29.95

Paperback

304 Pages

Native Seattle

Native Seattle

Histories from the Crossing-Over Place

Coll Thrush, William Cronon

$24.95

Paperback

392 Pages

Native Students at Work

Native Students at Work

American Indian Labor and Sherman Institute's Outing Program, 1900-1945

Kevin Whalen, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert

$30.00

Paperback

224 Pages

The Nature of Borders

The Nature of Borders

Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea

Lissa K. Wadewitz

$30.00

Paperback

384 Pages

The Nature of California

The Nature of California

Race, Citizenship, and Farming since the Dust Bowl

Sarah D. Wald

$30.00

Paperback

312 Pages

New Women of Empire

New Women of Empire

Gendered Politics and Racial Uplift in Interwar Japanese America

Chrissy Yee Lau

$30.00

Paperback

206 Pages

Nisei Radicals

Nisei Radicals

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

Diane C. Fujino

$30.00

Paperback

272 Pages

Oregon

Oregon

This Storied Land

William G. Robbins

$24.95

Paperback

256 Pages

Outriders

Outriders

Rodeo at the Fringes of the American West

Rebecca Scofield

$30.00

Paperback

264 Pages

People of the Ecotone

People of the Ecotone

Environment and Indigenous Power at the Center of Early America

Robert Michael Morrissey, Paul S. Sutter, Paul S. Sutter

$30.00

Paperback

294 Pages

Picture Bride

Picture Bride

A Novel

Yoshiko Uchida, Elena Tajima Creef

$19.95

Paperback

256 Pages

Pioneering Death

Pioneering Death

The Violence of Boyhood in Turn-of-the-Century Oregon

Peter G. Boag

$30.00

Paperback

314 Pages

The Port of Missing Men

The Port of Missing Men

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

Aaron Goings

$19.95

Paperback

296 Pages

The Portland Black Panthers

The Portland Black Panthers

Empowering Albina and Remaking a City

Lucas N. N. Burke, Judson L. Jeffries

$24.95

Paperback

312 Pages

Power in the Telling

Power in the Telling

Grand Ronde, Warm Springs, and Intertribal Relations in the Casino Era

apri campbell, David G. Lewis, Coll Thrush, Charlotte Coté

$30.00

Paperback

224 Pages

Proud Raven, Panting Wolf

Proud Raven, Panting Wolf

Carving Alaska's New Deal Totem Parks

Emily L. Moore

$29.95

Paperback

288 Pages

Racial Ecologies

Racial Ecologies

Leilani Nishime, Kim D. Hester Williams

$30.00

Paperback

296 Pages

Reclaiming the Reservation

Reclaiming the Reservation

Histories of Indian Sovereignty Suppressed and Renewed

Alexandra Harmon

$35.00

Paperback

424 Pages

Reppin

Reppin'

Pacific Islander Youth and Native Justice

Keith L. Camacho

$30.00

Paperback

288 Pages

The Republic of Nature

The Republic of Nature

An Environmental History of the United States

Mark Fiege, William Cronon

$29.95

Paperback

600 Pages

The Rising Tide of Color

The Rising Tide of Color

Race, State Violence, and Radical Movements across the Pacific

Moon-Ho Jung

$30.00

Paperback

320 Pages

Seattle from the Margins

Seattle from the Margins

Exclusion, Erasure, and the Making of a Pacific Coast City

Megan Asaka

$29.95

Hardcover

272 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

Shadow Tribe

Shadow Tribe

The Making of Columbia River Indian Identity

Andrew H. Fisher

$30.00

Paperback

367 Pages

Stomp and Shout

Stomp and Shout

R&B and the Origins of Northwest Rock and Roll

Peter Blecha

$29.95

Hardcover

328 Pages

A Time to Rise

A Time to Rise

Collective Memoirs of the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP)

Rene Ciria Cruz, Cindy Domingo, Bruce Occena, Augusto F. Espiritu

$30.00

Paperback

368 Pages

Uncle Rico

Uncle Rico's Encore

Mostly True Stories of Filipino Seattle

Peter Bacho

$24.95

Hardcover

224 Pages

Unlikely Alliances

Unlikely Alliances

Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands

Zoltán Grossman, Winona LaDuke

$30.00

Paperback

392 Pages

The Unsung Great

The Unsung Great

Stories of Extraordinary Japanese Americans

Greg Robinson

$29.95

Paperback

312 Pages

Urban Cascadia and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Urban Cascadia and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Nik Janos, Corina McKendry

$30.00

Paperback

304 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

Wide-Open Desert

Wide-Open Desert

A Queer History of New Mexico

Jordan Biro Walters

$30.00

Paperback

304 Pages

Writing Labor’s Emancipation

Writing Labor’s Emancipation

The Anarchist Life and Times of Jay Fox

Greg Hall

$30.00

Paperback

276 Pages