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Resources (films & documentaries)
These resources can be accessed via the main library catalog.

-A Changing Heart

-A Dollar a Day, Ten Cents a Dance

-A Great Wall

-a.k.a Don Bonus

-A Most Unlikely Hero   

-A World Without Thieves (in Chinese)

-American Adobo

-American Aloha

-America's New Religious Landscape

-And Thereafter: A Korean "War Bride" in an Alien Land

-Angel Island: A Story of Chinese Immigration

-Animal Appetites

-Apocalypse Now Redux

-Art to Art: Expressions of Asian American Women


-BBQ Muslims/Death Threat

-Becoming American: The Chinese Experience with Bill Moyers

-Becoming American: A Personal Journey with Dr. David Ho, AIDS Researcher

-Becoming American: A Personal Journey with Shirley Young, Market Research  Pioneer

-Becoming American: A Personal Journey with Gish Jen, Author

-Becoming American: A Personal Journey with Samuel Ting, Nobel Laureate Physicist

-Becoming American: A Personal Journey with Maya Lin, Artist and Architect

-Being Hmong Means Being Free   

-Better Luck Tomorrow

-Between the Lines: Asian American Women's Poetry

-Carved in Silence

-Chain of Love

-Charlotte Sometimes

-Children of the Secret State: North Korea

-Children of Tibet: The Exile Generation

-China Opens Up

-China Revisted: Two Sisters Journey Home

-Chinese Characters

-David Henry Hwang

-Daughter from Danang

-Days of Waiting

-Desi: South Asians in New York

-Dirty Laundry

-Do 2 Halves Really Make A Whole?

-Dupont Guy-The Schiz of Grant Ave.     

-Eat Drink Man Woman

-Fated to be Queer

-First Person Plural

-From a Silk Cocoon

-Forbidden City USA


-Forsaken Fields

-From a Different Shore: The Japanese-American Experience

-From Confucius to Mao (Chinese Women, the Great Step Forward)

-From Harling Point

-Full Metal Jacket            

-Good Morning Vietnam


-Hong Kong-Shenzhen: The Little Wall of China

-I.M. Pei

-Japanese American Women

-Joy Luck Club

-Lest we forget

-Mai's America

-Maya Lin

-Mississippi Marsala

-Mississippi Triangle

-Mixed Feelings

-Mixed Blood

-More to the Chinese Side

-My Niagara  


-No Sex, No Violence, No News: The Battle to Control China's Airwaves

-Obachan's Garden: A Japanese Immigrant's Memoir

-Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story

-Old Man River

-On Strike! Ethnic Studies 1969-1999  


-Osaka Story

-Our Nation: A Korean Punk Rock Community


-Picturing Oriental Girls  

-Picture Bride

-Pushing Hands

-Rabbit in the Moon

-Rambo: First Blood

-Regret to Inform

-Roots in the Sand

-Rush Hour


-Sally’s Beauty Spot

-Sea in the Blood  

-Search for Peking Dog

-Seoul II Soul

-Shopping for fangs  

-Sleeping Tigers: The Asahi Baseball Team

-Spirit of the Dragon

-Strawberry Fields

-Surviving Sabu

-The Bhangra Wrap

-The Children We Sacrifice

-The Chinatown Files

-The Debut

-The Flute Player

-The Jew in the Lotus

-The Living Tree: Chinese American Identity

-The Promise (in Chinese)

-The Thin Red Line

-Two Lies  

-Unbidden Voices

-Western Eyes

-Wet Sand: Voices from L.A. Ten years Later

-Who Killed Vincent Chin

-Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice


resources (books)

-A Companion to Asian American Studies by Kent A. Ono, Ed.

-America's Quiet Unknown Heroes by Marlene E. Coach

-Asian American  Studies After Critical Mass by Kent A. Ono, Ed.

-Asian American Politics: Law, Participation, and Policy by Nakanishi & Lai

-Asian Americans: Vulnerable Populations, Model Inteventions, and Clarifying Agendas
       by Lin Zhan

-Atlas of Asian-American History by Monique Avakian

-Becoming Chinese American: A History of Communities and institutions by Him Mark Lai

-Beyond the Shadow of Camptown: Korean Military Brides in America y Ji-Yeon Yuh

-Brazil-Maru by Karen Tei Yamashita

-Building a Community: The Story of Japanese Americans in San Mateo County by Gayle K.    
  Yamada & Dianne Fukami

-Chinese American Death Rituals: Respecting the Ancestors, Edited by Sue Fawn Chung &
  Priscilla Wegars

-Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources, and Ideas Between China
  and America during the Exclusion Era, ed by Suscheng Chan

-Chinese on the American Frontier Edited by Arif Dirlik

-Ci yuan

-Contemporary Asian American Communities: Intersections and Divergences
      by Linda Trinh Vo

-Consumption and Identity in Asian American Coming-of-Age Novels by Jennifer Ann Ho

-Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and Migration Between the United States and South China, 1882
  1943 by Madeline Y. Su

-Drifting Toward the Southeast: The Story of Five Japanese Castaways told in 1852
       by John Nanjiro by Junya Nagkuni & Junji Kitadai, Trans.

-Feeling of Belonging:Asian American Women's Public Culture, 1931-1960
    by Shirley Jennifer Lim

-Han ying shuang jie ci dian

-Han yu da ci dian (22 volume set)

-Ingo Daijiten


-Kanji Dictionary

-Kenkyusha's New Japanese-English Dictionary

-Kenkyusha's New English-Japanese Dictionary

-Losses in the Los Angeles Civil Unrest: April 29-May1,1992 by Paul Ong & Suzanne Hee (gift of UCLA)

-Major Problems in Asian American History: Documents and Essays
      by Lon Kurashige, Ed.

-National Abjection: The Asian American Body Onstage by Karen Shimakawa

-Nihon Gendai Bungaku Daijiten

-Nihon Kin-Gendai Jinmei Jiten

-Nihon Koten Bungaku Daijiten

-Nihon Rekishi Daijiten Volume 1

-Nihon Rekishi Daijiten Volume 2

-Nihon Rekishi Daijiten Volume 3

-Nihon Rekishi Daijiten Volume 4

-Probationary American by Edward J. W. Park & John S. W. Park

-Racial Politics in an Era of Transnational Citizenship: The 1996 "Asian Donorgate"   Controversy in Perspective by Michael Chang

-Religions in Asian America: Building Faith Communities by Pyong Gap Min

-Remapping Asian American History by Chan

-Robot Stories by Greg Pak, Foreward by David Henry Hwang

-Ruigo Daijiten

-Seisenban Nihon Kokugo Daijiten Volume 1

-Seisenban Nihon Kokugo Daijiten Volume 2

-Seisenban Nihon Kokugo Daijiten Volume 3

-Shonen shoju Nihon buingakkan (30 volume set)

-Shonen shojo koten bungakkan (30 volume set.)

-Silent Scars of Healing Hands: Oral Histories of Japanese American Doctors in WWII 
  Detention Camps  by Naomi Hirahara & Gwenn M. Jensen

-Soaring Crane: Stories of Asian Lutherans in North America by Edmond Yee

-Somebody's Daughter by Marie Myung-Ok Lee

-Surviving the City: The Chinese Immigrant Experience in New York City, 1890-1970
      by Xinyang Wang

-The Asian American Almanac

-The Chinese Diaspora: by Ma & Cartier

-The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks, and Ethnic Identity by Bernard
  P. Wong

-The Melodrama of Mobility by Nancy Abelmann

-The Migrant's Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households by Krishnendu 

-The Second Generation by Min

-The World Next Door by Rajini Srikanth

-UXL Asian American Almanac. Edition 2

-UXL Asian American Biography. Edition 2 (Set of 2)

-UXL Asian American Chronology. Edition 2

-UXL Asian American Voices. Edition 2

-Zhong guo li dai ren ming da ci dian    

-Zhong hua ren min gong he guo ren mind da ci dia

-Zhong guo li shi de ci dian