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.

Series Contents

Oregon Plans

Oregon Plans provides a rich, detailed, and nuanced analysis of the origins and early evolution of Oregon’s nationally renowned land-use planning program. Drawing primarily on...

| paperback | $27.95

Empty Nets

Empty Nets is a disturbing history of broken promises and justice delayed. It chronicles the Columbia River Indians' fight to maintain their livelihood and culture...

| paperback | $19.95

The Tillamook

Debates over the fate of ancient forests have been commonplace in the Pacific West for decades. The Tillamook takes up the question of younger forests...

| paperback | $19.95

Frigid Embrace

Since the arrival of white settlers, Alaska has been dependent on the development of successive natural resources- fur, then gold, salmon, copper, timber, and now...

| paperback | $21.95

The Great Northwest

For more than 150 years, Pacific Northwest writers have sought out the region's shared stories and traditions in an attempt to explain the common features...

| paperback | $21.95

Planning a New West

With the recent decline of natural resource industries in the American West, a new economic future has dawned for the region, focused on tourism, service...

| hardcover | $29.95

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