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Clarence C. Dill (Paperback)
Clarence C. Dill (Paperback)

Clarence C. Dill (Paperback)

The Life of a Western Politician
Kerry E. Irish

Clarence C. Dill won election in 1914 as a U.S. Representative from Spokane, Washington. He led Congress in drafting the Radio Act of 1927 and the Federal Communications Act of 1934. Dill also effectively lobbied FDR to authorize Grand Coulee Dam. In 1934, at the height of his prestige, he mysteriously retired. This first-ever biography reveals Dill’s place as one of the Northwest’s most influential political leaders.

Photographs • notes • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 264 pages (2000)
Politics/Washington/Northwest History/Biography
Price : US$16.95


Iron in Her Soul (Hardbound)
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left
Iron in Her Soul (Hardbound)
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left

Iron in Her Soul (Hardbound) Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left
Helen C. Camp

As the only female leader of the Industrial Workers of the World, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn organized factory workers in the East and lumberjacks in the West. A founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union, she also was the first woman to chair the American Communist Party.

Photographs • notes • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 396 pages (1995)
Biography/Autobiography/Politics/Women's Studies
Price : US$30.00


Iron Pants (Paperback)
Iron Pants (Paperback)

Iron Pants (Paperback)

Oregon’s Anti-New Deal Governor, Charles Henry Martin
Gary Murrell

In 1934, Oregon’s new Democratic governor, Charles Henry Martin, began an attack on Northwest labor unions. After political defeat in 1938, Martin blamed his troubles on the National Labor Relations Board, accused FDR of being a Communist and Fascist, and counseled appeasement with Hitler. His military career, from 1887 to 1927, is equally intriguing.

Photographs • notes • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 250 pages (2000)
Politics/Biography/Autobiography/Oregon
Price : US$22.95


Women's Votes, Women's Voices (Paperback)

Women's Votes, Women's Voices (Paperback)

The Campaign for Equal Rights in Washington
Shanna Stevenson

In 1910, suffragettes finally persuaded Washington men to ratify a state constitutional amendment permanently granting voting rights for women, only the fifth state to do so. Their success revitalized the national movement, inspiring activists struggling toward passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. With full-color illustrations throughout, Women's Votes, Women's Voices provides a comprehensive summary of the Washington women's suffrage movement and presents vignettes on many of the state's most active leaders, such as May Arkwright Hutton and Emma Smith DeVoe.
Published by the Washington State Historical Society

Full-color photographs, notes
8 1/2" x 11", 120 pages (2009)
Women's Studies/Politics
Price : US$24.95


Rufus Woods, the Columbia River, and the Building of Modern Washington (Paperback)
Rufus Woods, the Columbia River, and the Building of Modern Washington (Paperback)

Rufus Woods, the Columbia River, and the Building of Modern Washington (Paperback)

Robert E. Ficken

Rufus Woods—for more than 40 years the editor and publisher of the "Wenatchee Daily World"—has often been called the High Priest of the Columbia River. From his editorial platform, Woods tirelessly promoted Wenatchee and north central Washington and long advocated the economic development of the Columbia River.

Photographs • notes • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 316 pages (1995)
Bridges/Dams/Washington/Northwest History/Biography/Autobiography
Price : US$14.95


An Election for the Ages (Paperback)

An Election for the Ages (Paperback)

Rossi vs. Gregoire, 2004
Trova Heffernan
Foreword by Secretary of State Sam Reed

As they voted in the November 2004 election, Washington State citizens were unaware they were launching a prolonged political battle that would require an initial tally, a re-total by machine, and ultimately, a manual recount. Christine Gregoire finally claimed victory over Dino Rossi in June 2005. Out of 2.8 million votes cast, the winning margin was a razor-thin 133 votes. Written by a legislative insider, An Election for the Ages presents a chronological synopsis infused with examinations of election statutes, court rulings, and the role played by state officials in the closest ballot outcome for any governor's race in American history.

Photography • illustrations • index
6 x 9 • 152 pages

Price : US$19.95


Governing Washington (Paperback)

Governing Washington (Paperback)

Politics and Government in the Evergreen State
Edited by Cornell W. Clayton and Nicholas P. Lovrich

American states have recently reemerged as powerful centers of legislative change and policy innovation, and Washington is no exception. Drawing from Populist and Progressive Era roots, Evergreen State voters continue to construct their own distinct brand of democracy and weave strands from the past into current political fiber. Yet other trends suggest an unpredictable future. In Governing Washington, contemporary research and updated analysis from prominent regional authorities and commentators examine these themes and more, and provide a seasoned perspective on the state’s ever-changing political landscape.

Charts • notes • references
6" x 9" • 280 pages (2011)
Politics/Washington
Price : US$25.95


Civility and Democracy in America (Paperback)

Civility and Democracy in America (Paperback)

A Reasonable Understanding
Edited by Cornell W. Clayton and Richard Elgar

Leading scholars from a variety of disciplines examine the meaning of civility from five distinct perspectives--history, religion, architecture, philosophy and ethics, and communication and media.

Photographs • charts • notes • references
6" x 9" • 192 pages (2012)
Politcal Science/Government
Price : US$25.95


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