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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Alexandria: Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997. Paperback. 88 pg. journal, 6x9 inches. Sticker scar on rear cover, else very good. Discussion of Asian American identity development in South Asians, ethnic identity for Chinese American immigrants, and the adjustment of Vietnamese Amerasians. Volume 25, Number 1, January 1997.
Los Angeles: Pacific Society of Religious Education, [193-?]. Pamphlet. 16p. staplebound booklet, 5x7 inches, very good. Aside from an index at the front in both Japanese and English, there is little text; almost entirely devoted to full-page black and white photos of members of the Japanese imperial family. Colophon at.....
n.p. the zine, 2012. Pamphlet. [36p.], photocopied zine format in lightly worn wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches. DIY hardcore music zine, much about the authors' bands and interviews with musicians of like mind. Most content appears to be by Mark Chen, with contributions from bandmates. Based in Southern California.
Hong Kong: the Agency, [1987-?]. 8.5x13 inch introduction to the agency, printed both sides, text in Chinese except for title and professional affiliations; fold-creased. Undated, but includes citations of Chinese-American press coverage from 1986 and 1987. Notes that Lau Big-Sang, the head of the Agency, holds "Honorary citizenship of State.....
New York: Liao Yuan Za Zhi She 燎原杂志社, 1971. Single issue of the pamphlet-format Chinese-language journal, 16 pages, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good. Apparently four issues were published in total. Journal about Taiwan-related issues published by radical Chinese-speaking students in the United States. Slogan on back cover calls on China and.....
San Francisco: Living Well Group/API Wellness Center, 1994-1997. Seven issue broken run, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches, articles, news, events, services and resources, illustrations and photos, very good in wraps. Issues include: March & April 1994, April & November 1995, March & July 1996 and January 1997.
San Jose: Vietnamese Student Association, San Jose State University, 91. Paperback. 177p. paperback, 5.25x8.25 inches. Stain on page 67, else very good. A publication of the Vietnamese Student Association at San Jose State University. Poetry, essays, and short stories. Majority of text in Vietnamese with a single talk in English.....
San Leandro, CA: Badarikashrama, 1991. Handbill. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good, announcing an event including prayers, meditation, and a panel discussion led by Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor with members of SANE, the Grey Panthers, and other groups. Issued in the context of the first Iraq War.
n.p. Manzanar History Association, n.d. Newsletter. Four issues of the internment camp newspaper, various formats, REPRINTED by the Association decades after the original publications. Rather faithful copies, except for the blurb at the bottom of each issue noting that it is a reprint. Issues present are Vol. 1 no. 1.....
San Francisco: Merle Woo Defense Committee, 1984. 10p., 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at upper left corner, lightly toned, very good. Announces that Woo will return to UC Berkeley to teach after having been fired, it says, "because she is a socialist feminist, a trade unionist and a lesbian." Woo was.....
Chicago: Fassbender Stevens Gallery, 2002. Pamphlet. 34 pg. staple-bound catalog,10.5 x 9.5 inches, very good. Illustrated with Itatani's paintings. Itatani was born in 1948 in Osaka, and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the 70s, later returning to the Institute as a professor. She is a......
Paperback. viii, 276p. + [viii] ads, wraps, worn copy. The annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 223, September 1942. This special issue covers a number of aspects pertaining to the relationship between both native minorities and immigrant groups and the American war effort.
Albany CA: the high school, 1996. 160p., the usual yearbook format but a little taller (11.5x8.5 inches), the photos and jokes snarkier than exemplars from earlier decades, a bit edgeworn with faint damp-ripple to text leaves, a handled copy with numerous jocular inscriptions to "Jack," the senior whose book this.....