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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Berkeley: University of California, 1947. 511p., very good hardcover yearbook, 12.2x9 inches, profusely illustrated. This is the personal copy of Him Mark Lai, a pioneer in the field of Chinese American studies; front cover has his name in gold lettering at lower right corner, and his red rubberstamp appears internally.
Cambridge: Bulletin of concerned Asian scholars, 1971. 176p., 8.5x11 inch staplebound wraps, small corner crease faintly stained. Back cover is decorated with pickup-truck / Jesuits-in-China pastiche, this signed 'Norman Rockwell.' Quarterly journal in magazine format. This issue's cover stories: Complete interview with Chou En-lai; Indochina Women's conference; Researching the Huks;...
[New York]: Sam Yick, 1979. 6p., 8.5x11 inches, sheets stapled together at upper left corner, toned. Text in Chinese. Preface gives overview of the company's spread from its Cantonese origins to overseas locations including both US coasts. This document was drawn up to comply with US law.
San Francisco: Chinese General Peace Association, 2013. 175p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches, numerous photos, text almost entirely in Chinese. Includes many brief commemorative poems. Commemorative booklet issued by the Chinatown-based civic association, which was originally founded as a peacekeeping organization to mediate and suppress tong warfare.
Berkeley: CSU Examinetrs, 1986. 12p., staplebound magazine, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Published by and for Berkeley students, includes an article by Alan Kai about working as an escort for the Miss Chinatown pageant, Jake Aoki on "The fine art of dating," Jacob Lin on South African divestment, and more.