David Peterson del Mar

David Peterson del Mar is author of the award-winning book, What Trouble I Have Seen: A History of Violence against Wives and of Beaten Down: A History of Interpersonal Violence in the West. He has taught many courses on Oregon and Pacific Northwest history at universities and colleges in Oregon and British Columbia. He lives in Portland, Oregon, and is a board member of Oregon Uniting, an organization devoted to advancing racial reconciliation and justice through dialogue and education.

Books by this Author

Oregon's Promise

A concise and compelling general history, Oregon's Promise explores familiar and neglected people and movements in the state's history, while challenging readers to view Oregon's...

| paperback | $19.95

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