• We Hereby Refuse: Japanese American Acts Of Resistance During World War II

    We Hereby Refuse: Japanese American Acts Of Resistance During World War II

    Abe, Frank

    Presented in graphic novel format, this history of Japanese American resistance during World War II includes a chapter on Jim Akustu, a Seattle-born Nisei thought to be the model for John Okada's protagonist in No-No Boy.

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  • Roots & Reflections

    Roots & Reflections

    Bhatt, Amy

    Roots and Reflections uses oral history to show how South Asian immigrant experiences were shaped by the region and how they differed over time and across generations. It includes the stories of immigrants from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka who arrived from the end of World War II through the 1980s.

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  • Coming Home in Gold Brocade

    Coming Home in Gold Brocade

    Bronson, Bennet

    This detailed, comprehensive, and wonderfully illustrated history delves into the contributions, trials, and daily lives of the Chinese living in the Pacific Northwest and adjoining Canadian provinces between 1788 and 1911.

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  • My Unforgotten Seattle

    My Unforgotten Seattle

    Chew, Ron

    Third-generation Seattleite, historian, journalist, and museum visionary Ron Chew spent more than five decades fighting for Asian American and social justice causes in Seattle. In this deeply personal memoir, he documents the tight-knit community he remembers, describing small family shops, chop suey restaurants, and sewing factories now vanished.

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  • Filipinos in Puget Sound

    Filipinos in Puget Sound

    Cordova, Dorothy Laigo

    Part of the Images of America series, this well-illustrated history of Filipinos in the greater Seattle area documents their social, cultural and political contributions to the region from the 19th century to the present.

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  • Camp Harmony

    Camp Harmony

    Fiset, Louis

    This book is the first full portrait of a single assembly center--located at the Western Washington fairgrounds at Puyallup--that held Japanese Americans for four months prior to their transfer to a relocation center during World War II.

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  • American Workers, Colonial Power

    American Workers, Colonial Power

    Fujita-Rony, Dorothy B.

    In this pathbreaking work of historical scholarship, Dorothy B. Fujita-Rony traces the evolution of Seattle as a major site for Philippine immigration between World Wars I and II and examines the dynamics of the community through the frameworks of race, place, gender, and class.

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  • Spirited Stone

    Spirited Stone

    Garland-Lewis, Gemina

    Academics, novelists, poets, and garden enthusiasts examine the legacy of immigrant and nurseryman Fujitaro Kubota, whose unique gardens transformed Seattle's regional landscape in the 20th century.

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  • The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942

    The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942

    Before their incarceration in World War II, Japanese immigrants built a thriving community north of the Ship Canal. Learn more about the families, businesses and organizations that made up this close-knit community in this well-researched history.

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  • Han in the Upper Left

    Han in the Upper Left

    This in-depth look at one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the Pacific Northwest provides a much-needed overview of the Korean American experience as well as moving personal anecdotes.

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