Edited by William L. Lang, the Culture and Environment in the Pacific West series explores a broad range of regional issues—historical and contemporary, urban and/or rural. The series was created to publish compelling analytical books about human interactions with various environments west of the Rockies.
The First Peoples initiative is a collaboration of four university presses with grant support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The initiative aims to demonstrate the ways Indigenous traditional and
lived experiences contribute to and reframe discourses on the history,
culture, identity and rights of Indigenous peoples worldwide. Indigenous
studies encompasses scholarship on more than 370 million people from
more than seventy countries. The field reflects and reinforces a dynamic
international movement that is playing a vital role in nations across
The Oregon Literature Series gathers in six volumes the best Oregon writing. It allows readers to sample work by hundreds of Oregon writers, from tribal tales and songs by the first Oregonians to stories, poems, and essays by the state's finest contemporary authors. And totaling over 2,000 pages, the collection provides enough enjoyable reading for an Oregon lifetime of rainy days.
"Probably the most remarkable endeavor in the state's literary history."—The Oregonian
Artisan/Practitioners and the Rise of the New Sciences, 1400-1600
This book provides the historical background for a central issue in the history of science: the influence of artisans, craftsmen, and other practitioners on the...
Series editor: Dr. Melody Rose, Portland State University