A mountain towering above a lake

Washington's History, Revised Edition: The People, Land, and Events of the Far Northwest

by Harry Ritter Author

This pocket-sized, readable history of Washington State takes you from pre-colonial times to the rise of Seattle's corporate giants. Short profiles of people, industries, and events, such as Lewis and Clark, Black and Chinese pioneers, the fisheries and canneries, mountaineering, the eruption of Mt Saint Helens, and the rise of coffee culture. Each is accompanied by historical photographs and illustrations. A fascinating tour by a local professor.