Additional Reading - Bibliography on Cultural Practices

Airriess, Christopher A., & Clawson, David L. (1994). Vietnamese market gardens in New Orleans. The Geographical Review 84(1), 16-31.

Anderson, June. (1996). Mayko's story: A Hmong textile artist in California. San Francisco, CA : California Academy of Sciences.

Bamboo among the oaks: Contemporary writing by Hmong Americans. (2002). Edited by Mai Neng Moua. St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Blanchard, Kendall. (1991). Sport, leisure, and identity: Reinventing Lao culture in Middle Tennessee. Play and Culture 4, 169-184.

Chhim, Sun-Him. (1989). Introduction to Cambodian culture. Luangpraseut, Khamchong. Laos, culturally speaking. Te, Huynh Dinh. Introduction to Vietnamese culture. San Diego: Multifuncional Resource Center, San Diego State University.

Conquergood, Dwight. (1992). Fabricating culture: The textile art of Hmong refugee women. In Elizabeth C. Fine & Jean Haskell Speer (Eds.), Performance, culture, and identity (pp. 207- 248). Westport, CN: Praeger.

Douglas, Thomas J. (2003). The cross and the lotus: Changing religious practices among Cambodian immigrants in Seattle. In Jane Iwamura & Paul Spickard (Eds.), Revealing the Sacred in Asian and Pacific America. (pp. 159- 176). London: Routledge.

Duong, Lan. (2003). Desire and design: Technological display in the Vietnamese American cafe and karaoke bar. Amerasia Journal 29(1), 97-115.

Farber, Don. (1987). Taking refuge in L.A.: Life in a Vietnamese Buddhist Temple. Photographs by Don Farber; text by Rick Fields; introduction by Thich Nhat Hanh. New York: Aperture Foundation.

Hmong voices in Montana. (1992). Editors, Susan Lindbergh Miller, Bounthavy Kiatoukaysy, Tou Yang. Missoula: Missoula Museum of the Arts.

Huynh, Thuan. (2000). Center for Vietnamese Buddhism: Recreating home. In Helen Rose Ebaugh & Janet Saltzman Chafetz (Eds.), Religion and the new immigrants: Continuities and adaptations in immigrant congregations. (pp. 45- 66). Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.

In the shadow of Angkor: Contemporary writing from Cambodia. (2004). Frank Stewart, editor; Sharon May, feature editor. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.

Jowitt, Deborah. (1996). Celestial dancers on American soil: Cambodian dancers and musicians preserve, enrich, and pass on to their children a tradition that was almost lost forever. Photography by Jack Vartoogian. Dance Magazine 70(1).

Lieu, Nhi T. (2000). Remembering “the Nation” through pageantry: Femininity and the politics of Vietnamese womanhood in the Hoa Hau Ao Dai contest. Frontiers 21(1/2), 127- 142.

Lynch, Annette, Detzner, Daniel F., & Eicher, Joanne B. (1995). Hmong American New Year rituals: Generational bonds through dress. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal 13(2), 111-120.

MacDonald, Jeffrey L. (1998). “We are the experts”: Iu-Mien (Yao) refugees assert their rights as scholars of their own culture. In Ruth M. Krulfeld & Jeffrey L. MacDonald (Eds.), Power, ethics, and human rights: Anthropological studies of refugee research and action. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Mazumdar, Sanjoy, Mazumdar, Shampa, Docuyanan, Faye, & McLaughlin, Colette M. (2000). Creating a sense of place: The Vietnamese-Americans and Little Saigon. Journal of Environmental Psychology 20, 319-333.

Minority cultures of Laos: Kammu, Lua', Lahu, Hmong, and Mien. (1992). Edited by Judy Lewis; contributors, Damrong Tayanin ... [et al.] Rancho Cordova, CA: Southeast Asia Community Resource Center, Folsom Cordova Unified School District.

Mortland, Carol A. (1994). Khmer Buddhists in the United States. In May M. Ebihara, Carol A. Mortland, & Judy Ledgerwood (Eds), Cambodian culture since 1975: Homeland and exile. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Muecke, Marjorie A. (1987). Resettled refugees reconstruction of identity: Lao in Seattle. Urban Anthropology 16(3-), 273- 289.

Nash, Jesse W. (1992). Vietnamese Catholicism. Harvey, LA: Art Review Press.

Once upon a dream -- the Vietnamese-American experience. (1995). Edited by De Tran, Andrew Lam, and Hai Dai Nguyen. Kansas City, Mo.: Andrews & McMeel.

Pelaud, Isabelle Thuy. (1997). Three women and a master. In Elaine H. Kim, Lilia V. Villanaueva, & Asian Women United of California (Eds.), Making more waves: New writing by Asian American women (pp. 72- 82). Boston: Beacon Press.

Proudfoot, Robert. (1990). Even the birds don’t sound the same here: The Laotian refugees’ search for heart in American culture. New York: P. Lang.

Reyes, Adelaida. (1999). Songs of the caged, songs of the free: Music and the Vietnamese refugee experience. Philadelphia, Pa: Temple University Press.

Rutledge, Paul. (1985). The role of religion in ethnic self-identity: A Vietnamese community. Lanham: University Press of America.

Saetern, Moung Khoun. (1998). Iu Mien in America: Who we are. Oakland, CA: Graphic House Press.

Schein, Louisa. (2004). Homeland beauty: Transnational longing and Hmong American video, The Journal of Asian Studies 63(2), 433- 463.

Scott, George M. (1987). The Lao Hmong refugees in San Diego: Their religious transformation and its implications for Geertz’s thesis. Ethnic Studies Report 5(2), 133-145.

Smith-Hefner, Nancy J. Ethnicity and the force of faith: Christian conversion among Khmer refugees. Anthropological Quarterly 67(1), 24-37.

Smith-Hefner, Nancy J. (1999). Khmer American: Identity and moral education in a diasporic community. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Thao, Paja. (1989). I am a shaman: A Hmong life story with ethnographic commentary, Dwight Conquergood, ethnographer; Paja Thao, shaman; Xa Thao, translator. Minneapolis, Minn.: Southeast Asian Refugee Studies Project, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota.

Thao, Yer. (2006). The Mong oral tradition: Cultural memory in the absence of written language. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.

Valverde, Kieu Linh Caroline. (2003). Making Vietnamese music transnational: Sounds of home, resistance and change. Amerasia Journal 29(1), 29-49.

Van Esterik, Penny. (1993). Taking refuge: Lao Buddhism in North America. Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University, Program in Southeast Asian Studies.

Watermark: Vietnamese American poetry & prose. (1998). Edited by Barbara Tran, Monique T. D. Truong & Luu Truong Khoi. New York: Asian American Writers' Workshop, c1998.

Zhou, Min, Bankston, Carl III, & Kim, Rebecca. (2002). Rebuilding spiritual lives in the new land: Religious practices among Southeast Asian refugees in the United States. In Pyong Gap Min and Jung Ha Kim (Eds.), Religions in Asian America (pp. 37-71) New York: AltaMira Press.