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Voyage of a Summer Sun: Canoeing the Columbia River
Voyage of a Summer Sun: Canoeing the Columbia River
by Robin Cody
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“The story is the Columbia River, not the canoe and me, but I’ve learned that friends can’t hear me tell about the river until they know why I was out there. This is not an adventure story, though some adventure was unavoidable, and I... (read more)

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Astoria and Empire
Astoria and Empire
by James Ronda
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In his 1836 account Washington Irving immortalized Astoria, but it has been a footnote to the history of western expansion—a doleful reminder of John Jacob Astor's failed attempt to establish a fur-trading empire at the mouth of the Columbia... (read more)

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Northwest Passage: The Great Columbia River
Northwest Passage: The Great Columbia River
by William Dietrich
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"Dietrich's measures, thoughtful book views the Columbia through a successoin of different lenses--as a bountiful fishery for the Indians, as a snag-ridden and nearly impassable highway for the early white explorers, as a hugely powerful manufacturer of... (read more)

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Legacy and Testament: The Story of Columbia River Gillnetters
Legacy and Testament: The Story of Columbia River Gillnetters
by Irene Martin
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Using oral histories, unpublished materials, and other little-known sources, Irene Martin provides a history of the Columbia's salmon gillnet fishery and of the gillnetters themselves. Martin addresses immigration and ethnicity, folklore and cultural... (read more)

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Bridging a Great Divide : the Battle for the Columbia River Gorge (13 Edition)
Bridging a Great Divide : the Battle for the Columbia River Gorge (13 Edition)
by Kathie Durbin
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In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act, setting into motion one of the great land-use experiments of modern times. The act struck a compromise between protection for one of the West’s most stunning... (read more)

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A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia
A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia
by Blaine Harden
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After a two-decade absence, journalist Blaine Harden returned to his small-town birthplace in the Pacific Northwest to follow the rise and fall of the West's most thoroughly conquered river. Harden's hometown, Moses Lake, Washington, could not have... (read more)

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Grand Coulee: Harnessing a Dream
Grand Coulee: Harnessing a Dream
by Paul C Pitzer
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The fight for Grand Coulee Dam and the story of its construction is a saga of people striving for dazzling goals and then working, often against each other and nature, to complete the spectacular project.... (read more)

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A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia
A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia
by Blaine Harden
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This is a book about how well-intentioned Americans dammed up the Columbia, "Great River of the West", fulfilling dreams of cheap electricity and gardens flourishing in the desert. It is also a narrative of exploitation: of Native Americans, of... (read more)

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Reach of Tide Ring of History: A Columbia River Voyage (Northwest Reprints)
Reach of Tide Ring of History: A Columbia River Voyage (Northwest Reprints)
by Sam Mckinney
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Aboard a handmade boat, McKinney set out to rediscover the Columbia River of his youth. Combining the river's storied history, rich personal memories, and observations gleaned from the deck of the 16-foot Gander, this record of his voyage offers an... (read more)

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Refusing War, Affirming Peace: A History of Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Cascade Locks
Refusing War, Affirming Peace: A History of Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Cascade Locks
by Jeffrey Kovac
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One of the untold stories of Americaas World War II experience belongs to the thousands who refused military service for reasons of conscience, instead serving their country through non-military alternate service. Refusing War, Affirming Peace offers an... (read more)

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The Columbia River: An Historical Travel Guide
The Columbia River: An Historical Travel Guide
by Joann Roe
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Teeming with the history of the Pacific Northwest, the mighty Columbia River is one of the longest rivers in North America. Surprisingly, however, this 1,243-mile-long river begins not in... (read more)

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River of the West: The Story of the Columbia and Its People
River of the West: The Story of the Columbia and Its People
by Robert Clark
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From glacial floods that began to shape the Columbia River twelve thousand years ago to its discovery, conquest, and colonization by the English, Spanish and Americans, the story of this river encompasses not only the full range of American history, but... (read more)

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Death of Celilo Falls (Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series in Western Histor)
Death of Celilo Falls (Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series in Western Histor)
by Katrine Barber
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For thousands of years, Pacific Northwest Indians fished, bartered, socialized, and honored their ancestors at Celilo Falls, part of a nine-mile stretch of the Long Narrows on the Columbia River. Although the Indian community of Celilo Village survives... (read more)

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Columbia River: Gateway to the West (Images of America)
Columbia River: Gateway to the West (Images of America)
by Carlos A Schwantes
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Takes readers on a voyage of discovery along the Columbia River and summarizes the history of the Columbia from its "discovery" in 1792 to the modern era of dams. A fast paced narrative and a wealth of color photos, many taken from boats, capture the... (read more)

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Whitewater Crossing
Whitewater Crossing
by Roy Bush
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Readers of Roy Bush's Whitewater Crossing will identify with the hero, Casey Jones, as he continues his journey from New York City to confident young ranch hand for his uncle in the 1920's. His adventures and perils keep the reader eagerly turning pages.... (read more)

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Shadow Tribe (10 Edition)
Shadow Tribe (10 Edition)
by Andrew H. Fisher
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European enslavement of American Indians began with Christopher Columbusand#8217;s arrival in the New World. The slave trade expanded with European colonies, and though African slave labor filled many needs, huge numbers of Americaand#8217;s indigenous... (read more)

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Nisei Soldiers Break Their Silence: Coming Home to Hood River (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies)
Nisei Soldiers Break Their Silence: Coming Home to Hood River (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies)
by Linda Tamura
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Faced with a decreasing supply of national troops, dwindling defense budgets, and the ever-rising demand for boots on the ground in global conflicts and humanitarian emergencies, decision makers are left with little choice but to legalize and legitimize... (read more)

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Voyage of a Summer Sun: Canoeing the Columbia River
Voyage of a Summer Sun: Canoeing the Columbia River
by Robin Cody
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On the morning of June 18, 1990, high up in the Canadian Rockies, Robin Cody pushed his sixteen-foot, forty-seven-pound Kevlar canoe through tall grass and mud to launch it on peaceful Columbia Lake, the nominal source of the river that heaves more water... (read more)

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Columbia River the Astorian Odyssey
Columbia River the Astorian Odyssey
by Brian Penttila
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The Pacific Northwest has a rich and fascinating history, especially along the mighty Columbia River near Astoria, Oregon. Many of us are familiar with the story of Lewis and Clark as they crossed the country in search of the Pacific Ocean, but what of... (read more)

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Sacrificing the Salmon
Sacrificing the Salmon
by Michael Blumm
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Salmon remain the cultural and economic soul of the Pacific Northwest, a species whose very life cycle largely defines the region. At the center of the salmon region lies the Columbia River, which once supported the world's largest salmon runs and which... (read more)

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