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Southeast Asian Boat Race
A local team competes in the dragon boat races during the annual Southeast Asian Waterfest in Lowell, MA. Courtesy of Joshua Reynolds.


Burton, Jeffrey F., Mary M. Farrell, Florence B. Lord, and Richard W. Lord. "Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites." Western Archeological and Conservation Center, National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Publications in Anthropology 74, 1999.

Chan, Sucheng. Twayne's Immigrant Heritage of America Series: Asian Americans, An Interpretative History. New York: Twayne's Publishers, 1991.

DuBrow, Gail with Donna Graves. Sento at Sixth and Main: Preserving Landmarks of Japanese American Heritage. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2002.

Espiritu, Yen Le. Asian American Panethnicity: Bridging Institutions and Identities. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992.

Greenwood, Roberta S. "The Hing Lung Laundry in Santa Barbara: Archeological, Historical, and Architectural Perspectives," Journal of the Chinese Historical Society of America, Volume 13, 1999.

Odo, Franklin, ed. The Columbia Documentary History of the Asian American Experience. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Okihiro, Gary Y. The Columbia Guide to Asian American History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.

Okihiro, Gary Y., ed. Privileging Positions: The Sites of Asian American Studies. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1995.

Yip, Christopher Lee. "A Chinatown of Gold Mountain: the Chinese in Locke, California," in Images of An American Land: Vernacular Architecture in the Western United States, ed. Thomas Carter, pp. 153-172. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1997.

_____. "California Chinatowns: Built Environments Expressing the Hybridized Culture of Chinese Americans," in Hybrid Urbanism: On the Identity Discourse and the Built Environment, ed. Nezar AlSayyad, pp. 67-82. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001.

Yoo, David. "Captivating Memories: Museology, Concentration Camps, and Japanese American History." American Quarterly, Vol. 48, No. 4 (December 1996): 680-699.


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