This section includes literature by Asian American authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of Asian American political and cultural organizations. We stock many out-of-print Asian American immigrant publications in Asian languages.
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Cambridge, MA: Vietnam Resource Center, . Four-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Issued after Operation Babylift, which evacuated thousands of war orphans from South Vietnam before the fall of the Saigon government. Some critics claimed that many of the children were not actually orphans, but had been stolen away for.....
Jiangmen: Jiangmen (Wuyi) yanhuang wenhua yanjiuhui 江门（五邑）炎黄文化研究会, 1997-2002. Twelve issues of the quarterly journal on the history and culture of Jiangmen, a city in Guangdong Province which is the ancestral home of many overseas Chinese (hence occasional contributions by Chinese-American, Chinese-Canadian, Chinese-Australian and other authors). Standard length 48 pages; glossy.....
San Francisco: Zhong hua lian yi hui / Chinese Culture Association 中華聯誼會, 2011, 2012. Two issues of the annual collection, 316 and 308 pages respectively, text in Chinese, very good. Handwritten personal note in Chinese from local painter and author Grace Paa-Chiang Hu is taped inside the front cover. Poetry.....
New York: Meizhou huaqiao ribao 美洲華僑日報, 1978. 16p., tabloid newspaper format, brochure by the association of General Importers from the People's Republic of China issued as a supplement to the Meizhou huaqiao ribao in May 1978; evenly toned, minor edgewear. Text in Chinese. Patriotic (Chinese) articles about international trade helping.....
Shanghai: Zhongguo sheng huo hua bao 中國生活畫報, 1947. 36-page pictorial magazine, 10.25x15 inches, very good. Even toning. Profusely illustrated, mostly in black and white with some color. Text mostly in Chinese, with English captions to many photos. Covers domestic cultural and political events, as well as some international material. This.....
Taibei: Qiao wu wei yuan hui 僑務委員會, 1995. 320p., yearbook-style 12x8.5 inch hardcover with photos of participants and social activities, text in Chinese and English, issued as a souvenir for the largely Chinese-American contingent; endpapers and several other papers bear personal inscriptions and drawings by fellow participants.
San Francisco: TPJA Publishing/Trafford, 2005. Paperback. 279p., 8.5x11 inches, illustrations, very good second printing trade paperback in original pictorial wraps showing a comix-style fantasy scene. Philippine-American author's self-published scifi about Arcturean aliens fraternizing with their creations in Atlantis.
Taipei: Orient Cultural Service, 1970. Hardcover. xiv, 374p., preface, Chinese characters and English text, abstract, maps, charts, intorduction, appendices, bibliography, good ex-library copy in red buckram cloth and gilt with de-accession stamps, pocket on rear inner board. Asian Folklore & Social Life monographs vol. 12, Professor Lou Tsu-k'uang, editor in.....
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. Paperback. xviii, 306p., illustrated with b&w photos, some line maps and tables; softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps, mild signs of age and handling: paperstock is slightly toned, covers show a slight curl, a nice copy, quite sound, clean and unmarked.