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Publications and Newsletter

Books and other publications available through the Asian American Comparative Collection can now be purchased online. This includes the AACC Newsletter, which was first published in 1984.

You may read more about past newsletter editions, contents, inserts and publications reviewed.

Not Available through the Asian American Comparative Collection

Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas Chinese, edited by Priscilla Wegars. Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 1993; xvii + 430 pages, illustrations, index, bibliographies. All authors' royalties benefit the Asian American Comparative Collection. To order, call 1-800-638-7819.

Table of Contents:

Part One: Rural Contexts

  • The Documentary Record of an Overseas Chinese Mining Camp, by Darby C. Stapp
  • Archaeological Evidence of Chinese Use along the Lower Salmon River, Idaho, by David A. Sisson
  • Idaho's Chinese Mountain Gardens, by Jeffrey M. Fee
  • The Study of Faunal Remains from an Overseas Chinese Mining Camp in Northern Idaho, by Julia G. Longenecker and Darby C. Stapp

Part Two: Urban Contexts

  • The Overseas Chinese in El Paso: Changing Goals, Changing Realities, by Edward Staski
  • Inventory Records of Ceramics and Opium from a Nineteenth-Century Chinese Store in California, by Ruth Ann Sando and David L. Felton
  • Animal Bones from Historic Urban Chinese Sites: A Comparison of Sacramento, Woodland, Tucson, Ventura, and Lovelock, by Sherri M. Gust

Part Three: Work and Leisure

  • The Chinese Cannery Workers of Warrendale, Oregon, 1876-1930, by John L. Fagan
  • Besides Polly Bemis: Historical and Artifactual Evidence for Chinese Women in the West, 1848-1930, by Priscilla Wegars
  • Chinese Opium Smoking Techniques and Paraphernalia, by Jerry Wylie and Richard E. Fike

Part Four: Analytical Techniques

  • The Manganese/Cobalt Ratio in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Asian Porcelain, by Harvey Steele
  • Sourcing and Dating of Asian Porcelains by Elemental Analysis, by Alison Stenger

Part Five: Comparative and Theoretical Studies

  • Form and Adaptation: Nineteenth Century Chinese Miners' Dwellings in Southern New Zealand, by Neville A. Ritchie
  • Old Approaches and New Directions: Implications for Future Research, by Roberta S. Greenwood
Cover of Hidden Heritage: Historical Archaeology of the Overseas Chinese, edited by Priscilla Wegars.

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