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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n.p. n.d. 1.75 inch diameter pin, very good with light handling, made in the US to show support for China during World War II. American manufacture is shown not only by the style of production, but from the poor quality of the Chinese inscription as compared to the English, including.....
Davis: Art Department; University of California, Davis, 1966. Pamphlet. 37p., 5.5x8 inches, very good in stapled wraps. Short essays with bibliographical information on topics such as calligraphy, watercolors, Chinese gardens and local imitations, Chinese costume in California, and more.
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.
Richmond: Richmond Alliance of Asian Americans, 1972. Pamphlet. 12p., bound in 3-ring folder, 9x11.5 inches. Copy previously owned by the Association of Chinese Teachers. Folder edgeworn with small rust marks, date due slip, some fading to text, else very good. Due slip bears the signature of Allan Seid, who founded.....
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.
Berkeley: The Pilipino Community of the University of California at Berkeley, 1995. Staplebound. 16p., staplebound wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches. Wraps creased, else very good. Ticket and national anthems of U.S. and the Philippines inlaid. Includes order of events, list of graduates, dedications, and a class photo.
Los Angeles: LA County Committee, Communist Political Association, 1945. 6p., 8.5x11 inches, paper toned, minor wear. Newsletter of the organization that temporarily replaced the Communist Party USA. Includes an article on the return of Japanese American evacuees and the need for housing, a piece on the fight against restrictive covenants.....