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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. Readers are encouraged to explore the books and websites listed below, which represent only a sampling of recent scholarship that has 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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