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Title The Asian Pacific American heritage : a companion to literature and arts / George J. Leonard, editor.
Imprint New York : Garland Pub., 1999.

Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 2109.
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 2109.
Subject American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Pacific Islander American authors -- History and criticism.
Pacific Islander Americans -- Intellectual life.
Pacific Islander Americans in literature.
Asian Americans -- Intellectual life.
Asian Americans in literature.
Asian American arts.
Alt Name Leonard, George, 1946-
Description xxix, 690 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0815329806 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 39339739
Table of Contents
 Preface / George J. Leonard 
 Introduction / George J. Leonard 
1Reading Asian Characters in English / George J. Leonard3
2Characters: The Asian Ideogram Systems / George J. Leonard15
3Asian Naming Systems / George J. Leonard29
4The "Model Minority" Discourse / Brian Niiya35
5Confucius and the Asian American Family / George J. Leonard41
6My Grandfather's Concubines / Molly H. Isham67
7Japanese American Life in the Twentieth Century / K. Morgan Yamanaka85
8The Nisei Go to War / Brian Niiya113
9Being Nisei / Brian Niiya119
10Being Sansei / Brian Niiya123
11First-Generation Memories / Salve Millard, Max Millard127
12Filipino American Values / Daniel Gonzales139
13Korean American One-Point-Five / Jeeyeon Lee143
14The Lizard Hunter / Thuy Tran151
15Food and Ethnic Identity / Robert A. Leonard, Wendy J. Saliba171
16Chinese Food / Mary Scott181
17Japanese Food / Mary Scott189
18Filipino Food / Ed Romero, Dan Gonzales, Max Millard [et al.]197
19Korean Food / Jeeyeon Lee199
20Vietnamese Food / Chuong Hoang Chung207
21Southeast Asian Food / Robert A. Leonard, Wendy J. Saliba213
22Tea / Kakuzo Okakura219
23Fengshui, Chinese Medicine, and Correlative Thinking / Mary Scott229
24Lunar New Year, the Moon Lady, and the Moon Festival / Molly H. Isham237
25Obon Season in Little Tokyo / Brian Niiya247
26Filipinos and Religion / Salve Millard, Max Millard, Marie Castillo-Pruden251
27Maoism and Surviving the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution / Molly H. Isham271
28The Chinese Diaspora / Evelyn Hu-DeHart299
29The Arrival of the Asians in California / Steven A. Chin311
30The Early History of Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, and Filipinos in America / Brian Niiya317
31Chinatown, 1899 / C. A. Higgins323
32Dialect, Standard, and Slang / Robert A. Leonard333
33Dialect Literature in America / James J. Kohn351
34Roots / Mary Scott363
35Roots / George J. Leonard369
36The Beginnings of Chinese Literature in America / Simei Leonard, George J. Leonard377
37D. T. Suzuki and the Creation of Japanese American Zen / George J. Leonard381
38Asian American Literary Pioneers / Jeffery Paul Chan, George J. Leonard395
39Asian American Literature / S. E. Solberg413
40First-Generation Writings / S. E. Solberg423
41Asian American Autobiographical Tradition / Brian Niiya427
42Frank Chin / Jeffery Paul Chan435
43Maxine Hong Kingston / Amy Ling, Patricia P. Chu439
44A Reader's Guide to Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club / Molly H. Isham447
45David Henry Hwang / Patricia P. Chu473
46A Reader's Guide to Cebu and Dark Blue Suit Based on Interviews with Its Author, Peter Bacho / George J. Leonard, Diane Rosenblum481
47Jessica Hagedorn / Joyce Jenkins497
48Lawson Fusao Inada / Jeffery Paul Chan, George J. Leonard507
49Garret Hongo / Jenny Stern513
50The Literature of Korean America / S. E. Solberg515
51The Korean American Novel / Kim Hahn527
52Discovering Korean American Literature / S. E. Solberg535
53Clay Walls / S. E. Solberg537
54Cathy Song and the Korean American Experience in Poetry / S. E. Solberg541
55Chinese Opera / Mary Scott549
56Bernardo Bertolucci and the Westernization of The Last Emperor / George J. Leonard555
57A Viewer's Guide to Wayne Wang's Dim Sum / George J. Leonard567
58Asian American Visual Arts / Timothy Drescher585
59Story Cloths / George J. Leonard591
60Toi Hoang / Amy Feldman607
61First-Generation Painting / Jeff Kelley611
App. AAsian Pacific American Chronology and Statistics / Diane Rosenblum, David Woo, Claire Eckman [et al.]619
App. BA Cultural Lexicon for Asian Pacific Studies / Amy Feldman, Daniel Gonzales, Geoffrey Nathan643

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