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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Asian/Pacific Islander cultural strengths & stresses. Chinese in America
Oakland: Asian Community Mental Health Services; California Department of Mental Health, 1981. Pamphlet. 10p., slender staplebound booklet, 11x8.5 inches, old price sticker on front wrap, else very good condition. More
Asians in America: 1990 census. Classification by state
San Francisco: Asian Week, 1991. 64p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches. More
Attorney General's Asian And Pacific Islander Advisory Committee: Final Report...
Sacramento: Office of the Attorney General, Community and Consumer Affairs Office, 1988. Paperback. viii, 130p., paperback, 8.5x11 inches. Light rubbing to spine, else very good. More
Bagui qiao shi / Overseas Chinese History of Bagui 八桂侨史...
Nanning: Guangxi huaqiao lishi xuehui / Bagui qiao shi zazhishe 广西华侨历史学会, 1987-2008. Thirty-two issues of the journal, including all issues from 1987 to 1992 bound in hardcover volumes, later issues loose; the loose issues present include the following: 1993: 1, 2, 4; 1994: 1-4; 1995: 1-4; 1996: 1-4; 1997: 2..... More
The Bank of Canton, Ltd. San Francisco Branch [1935 calendar]
San Francisco: the Bank, . Calendar. 5.5x11 inch calendar with metal ring at top for hanging on a nail; very good. Twelve sheets, one per month, with promotional text in Chinese and small photos of the bank's headquarters in Hong Kong, its San Francisco and Canton branches, and a woman..... More
Bao wei Diaoyutai lie yu / Protect Tiao-yu-tai Islands! [printed...
n.p. . Gummed but unused envelope, very good, with slogan printed in red in both Chinese and English. The Diaoyu Tai / Tiaoyu Tai / Senkaku islands are a disputed territory in the sea between Taiwan and Japan, claimed by both China and Japan. In 1971, when the US was..... More
Basement Workshop December 1982 Events
New York: Basement Workshop, 1982. Pamphlet. Folded mailer advertising poetry readings, exhibitions, and workshops. Very good condition. Back features short biographies of Victor Hernandez Cruz, Jeanne Lance, and John Yau. Formed out of the Asian American movement in 1970, the Basement Workshop was the first Asian American political and arts..... More
Basement Workshop October 1982 Events
New York: Basement Workshop, 1982. Pamphlet. Folded mailer advertising poetry readings, exhibitions, and workshops. Small pushpin holes at top, else very good. Among the workshops offered are a poetry workshop held by Jessica Hagedorn, a Dance class with Theodora Yoshikami, and a Performance workshop with Ping Chong. Formed out of..... More
(Bay Area) Photographers: Cees Van Gemerden, Lynn Macintyre, John Neel...
Burlington, ON: Burlington Cultural Centre, 1992. Staplebound. [16p.], staplebound exhibition catalog, 8x8 inches. Illustrated profusely with b&w photographs.Ex-libris copy with previous ownership stamp on title page, sticker scar on front cover, else very good. Only 4 copies found in OCLC as of June 2022, none in the US. More
Benjamin Chinn at Home in San Francisco: January 7-May 31...
San Francisco: Chinese Historical Society of America Museum and Learning Center, 2003. Staplebound. [40p.], staplebound exhibition catalog, 8.5x8.5 inches, very good. Illustrated profusely with b&w photographs. More
Berkeley Public Library's Annual Lesbian & Gay Author Reading: a....
Berkeley: Friends of the Library, no date. Single 11x8.5 inch handbill in landscape format on lavender stock with photos of the three authors and event information, lightly-stained otherwise good. More
A Bibliography of Afro-American, Spanish American, American Oriental and American...
Berkeley: Elementary Intern Program, Department of Education, University of California, 1970. Paperback. iii, 112p., copy shop-bound book, 8.5x10.9 inches. Only 3 copies found in the OCLC as of August 2022. Neat ownership stamp on front cover, title page, else very good. More
Blue and Gold vol. 74 (1947)
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..... More
Branches: a Pacific and Asian American journal of theology and...
Berkeley: Pacific and Asian American Center for Theology and Strategies (PACTS), 1979. 36p., very good in staplebound wraps, 8.5x11 inches. More
Branches: a Publication of the Pacific Asian American Center for...
Berkeley: Pacific and Asian American Center for Theology and Strategies (PACTS), 1994. Magazine. 30p., staplebound journal, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Featuring articles on Japanese American churches, Christianity in the Pacific Islands, the negative effects of tourism on native Hawaiians, and more. More
Breaking into immigration law: a two-part seminar on the nuts...
San Francisco: Bay Area Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, 1982. Thick unpaginated packet, 8.5x11 inches, containing materials for the seminar and many pages of photocopied government forms for reference. Rear cover (a plain yellow sheet) has come loose but is present. More
Breaking New Ground: October 11, 1991, Holiday Inn Bay Bridge...
Emeryville, CA: Filipinos for Affirmative Action, 1991. Pamphlet. p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, illus., very good condition. Single sheet listing donors and sponsors of the event laid in. Filipinos for Affirmative Action, now known as Filipino Advocates for Justice, was established in 1973 to fight against discrimination faced by Filipino..... More
The bulletin of Buddha Heart Village / Fo xin cun...
Auburn, Alabama: Buddha Heart Buddhaology Institute 佛心禪院, 1989. 24p., staplebound booklet format, very good. Text mostly in Chinese. Publication of the Ch'an (Zen) institute in Alabama. More
Byron Kim: Grey-Green; July 18-October 20, 1996
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1996. Pamphlet. Six-panel exhibition catalog, 7.5x11 inches, very good. Includes interview with Kim and illustrated with reproductions of his paintings. Kim was born in La Jolla in 1961, and studied English Literature at Yale, before moving to Brooklyn. His most famous work, Synecdoche, was shown at..... More
C.I.C., the Chinese Intercollegiate Council of Greater Boston, presents The...
Boston: CIC, 1961. Pamphlet. 6-page program for the performance, with ads from local Chinese restaurants, staples rusted else very good condition. More
California Asian health issues in the 1990s. A public hearing...
n.p. California Commission for Economic Development; Asian Pacific Islander Health Coalition, 1990. 106p. plus appendices; very good paperback, 8.5x11 inches. More
Campanile: Korean English Literary Magazine [two issues: Fall 1991, Spring...
Berkeley: Campanile, 1991-92. Two issues of the publication, 47 and 40 pages, 8.5x11 inches in staplebound wraps, very good. Some portions in Korean. Literary magazine by and for UC Berkeley students. More
Cancer among blacks and othe minorities: statistical profiles
Rockville, MD: National Cancer Institute, USDHHS, 1986. ix, 273p., 8.5x11 inches, slightly worn wraps. Almost entirely charts and graphs, with more of African Americans and whites than other ethniciteis. More
CANE: Committee Against Nihomachi Eviction. April 1975
San Francisco: CANE, 1975. Newspaper. 23p. tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, otherwise very good. The Committee opposed redevelopment plans for Nihonmachi (Little Tokyo) and sought to maintain its character as a small-business and residential area. More
The case of Krishna Chandra and Andrew Dmytryshyn: their threatened...
New York: American Committee for Protection of the Foreign Born, . Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, very good, not found in OCLC. On the cases of Indian and Ukrainian immigrants who faced deportation because of their membership in the International Workers Order. More
The laughter of my father