Selected Recent Acquisitions

Etcetera. 365 hi hoa etcetera. Westminster, CA. The Author, 2000. Cataloging in Process

Cartoons by the Vietnamese American cartoonist, Etcetera (Nguyen Quang Truong), accompanied by short essays written by members of the Vietnamese American community.

Kuwahara, Yuri Lea. (1998).

Interactions of identity: Inner-city immigrant and refugee youths, language use, and schooling. Ph.D. dissertation, Stanford University.
LC3731 K89 1998a Southeast Asian Archive
Results of a two-year study of ten second generation immigrant and refugee youth - Cambodian, Mien, Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese, and Mexican - in a California inner city setting. Focuses on the transition from elementary school to junior high.

Novak, Loretta Joan. (1993).

We are Amerasian. M.A. thesis, California State University , Long Beach.
Cataloging in Process
Ethnographic fieldwork of Vietnamese Amerasian culture in California recorded on video. Focuses on individual Amerasian refugees in classes at St. Anselm's Cross Cultural Community Center in Garden Grove, CA., in two Amerasian family homes, and in Little Saigon.

Quietly torn: a literary journal by young Iu Mien American women living in Richmond, California. San Francisco: Pacific News Service, [1999?; 2nd printing 2000].

Periodicals Collection
Collection of essays, oral histories, poetry, fiction, photography and art.

Rush, Randall A. (1993).

An endangered transported landscape: Laotian and Tongan communities in Kahuku, Oahu. M.A. thesis, University of Hawaii.
S451 H3 R87 1993a Southeast Asian Archive
Discusses the influence of cultural background, crop selection, farming practices, physical structures on small-holder leased farms in the urban fringe of Honolulu. Comparisons are made between each group and their homeland, and each other.

Sam, Sam-Ang. (1988).

The pin peat ensemble: Its history, music, and context. Ph.D. dissertation, Wesleyan University, 1988.
ML345 C3 S35 1988a SE Asian Archive
Less a history than a synthesis using the peat pot ensemble to show how the various elements of Khmer music are related.

Touch: Contemporary Vietnamese photography. (2000).

Cypress, CA: Cypress College. Cataloging in Process. Bilingual catalog of a photography exhibition held at Cypress College, March 14-April 6, 2000, featuring works of 22 artists living both inside and outside of Vietnam.

Vo, Linda Trinh. (2000).

"The Vietnamese American experience: From dispersion to the development of post-refugee communities". In Jean Yu-wen Shen Wu and Min Song (Eds.).

Asian American studies: a reader (pp. 290-305).

New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters File
Discusses the development of ethnic communities and networks among Vietnamese refugees, and their role in counterbalancing U.S. government policy of dispersing refugees all over the country.

Wilson, Karen S. Harper. (1995).

"In Hmong Mountain": See Lee's oral narrative as history and poetry. M.A. thesis, California State University, Long Beach.
E184 H55 W557 1995a SE Asian Archive
Applies a free verse transcription scheme to a Hmong woman's oral history interview concern- ing Hmong struggles against oppression in Southeast Asia.