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Oregon History: Further Reading

​This brief survey cannot adequately address the many people, events, themes and analytical approaches that make up Oregon’s history. Explore the books and websites listed below, which represent a sampling of recent scholarship that inspired this essay and which continues to expand and deepen as Oregon’s history evolves.

Barber, Katrine. Death of Celilo Falls. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.
Beckham, Stephen Dow. Oregon Indians: Voices from Two Centuries. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2006.
Berg, Laura, ed. The First Oregonians. Portland: Oregon Council for the Humanities, 2007.
Boag, Peter. Same-Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexuality in the Pacific Northwest. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.
Cox, Thomas. The Other Oregon: People, Environment, and History East of the Cascades. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2019.
Eisenberg, Ellen. Embracing a Western Identity: Jewish Oregonians, 1849-1950. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2015.
Gamboa, Erasmo and Carolyn M. Buan, eds. Nosotros: The Hispanic People of Oregon: Essays and Recollections. Portland: Oregon Council for the Humanities, 1995. 
Jensen, Kimberly. Oregon’s Doctor to the World: Esther Pohl Lovejoy and a Life in Activism. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2012.
Jetté, Melinda Marie. At the Hearth of the Crossed Races: A French-Indian Community in Nineteenth-Century Oregon, 1812-1859. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2015.
“Oregon Women’s History Consortium.” http://www.oregonwomenshistory.org/.
Peterson del Mar, David. Oregon’s Promise: An Interpretive History. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2003.
Robbins, William G. Landscapes of Conflict: The Oregon Story, 1940-2000. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2004.
———. Oregon: This Storied Land. Portland: Oregon Historical Society Press, 2005.
Robbins, William G. Landscapes of Promise: The Oregon Story, 1800-1940. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999.
Tamura, Linda. The Hood River Issei: An Oral History of Japanese Settlers in Oregon’s Hood River Valley. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.
Taylor, Joseph E. Persistent Callings: Seasons of Work and Identity on the Oregon Coast. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2019.
“The Oregon Encyclopedia.” https://oregonencyclopedia.org/.
Whaley, Gray H. Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

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