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Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Getting Started

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May's theme is "Asian Pacific American Heritage Month." Visit the Library's exhitbits at both campuses to see other displayed items such as books and memorabilia.

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An interethnic companion to Asian American literature

Overview of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month LibGuide



This research guide pulls together a variety of resources you may want to use if you are conducting research on Asian Pacific American heritage.

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Recommended Reference Sources


Notable Asian Americans

by Helen Zia; Susan B Gall
Publisher: New York : Gale Research, ©1995.
Contains brief biographies of over 250 Asian Americans who have achieved national or international prominence in a variety of fields.

by David Adams Leeming
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2001.
David Leeming introduces the many mythologies of the Asian continent.  Readers may encounter the supreme Gautama Buddha; the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesa; Chang O, the Lunar Toad and Chinese goddess of the Moon; the sacred Cambodian ruins of Angkor; and golden Mount Meru, home of the Hindu gods.
by John Stewart Bowman;
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000.
A collection of thirty chronologies for all the countries of Asia that describe the country's history and culture.
by Hyung-chan Kim; et al
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
"This reference work celebrates the contributions of 166 distinguished Asian Americans. Most people profiled are not featured in any other biographical dictionary on noted Asian Americans.

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A Few Relevant Books

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