Category: Washington


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Bellevue Timeline: The Story of Washington's Leading-Edge City from Homesteads to High Rises, 1863-2003

By: Alan J. Stein and the History Link Staff

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Washington Press / Distributed for History Link, 2004

This compact, colorful volume introduces the history of Bellevue, Washington's fifth largest city and unofficial capital of the state's high-tech sector. Far from being a "bedroom community," Bellevue is a vibrant metropolitan center in its own right. The community has pursued a strategy of innovative urban development and social diversification since its incorporation in 1953, and its parks, environmental quality, and growth management policies have been hai... View more info

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Puget's Sound: A Narrative of Early Tacoma and the Southern Sound

By: Murray Morgan; with A new foreword by William L. Lang

Price: $22.50

Publisher: University of Washington Press, 2003, Orig. pub. 1979

With the same ability to make personalities and events come alive that characterizes his classic Skid Road, Murray Morgan here tells the colorful story of southern Puget Sound, where major events of Washington's history took place, and of Tacoma, the area's principal city. Drawing upon the original journals and reports, Morgan tells his story largely in terms of individuals, interweaving portraits of well-known historical figures with those who are more obscure but who h... View more info