a selected and annotated bibliography on the Filipino American Experience
by ESTELA L. MANILA
ASIAN AMERICAN INFORMATION INC. Copyright 2000
Estela L.Manila has compiled an original and path-breaking annotated bibliography which incorporates the vast array of books on Filipino Americans with the latest technology. .The generally ignored subjects of Filipino American literature and Filipino achievements highlight the cultural explosion which placed Filipinos in the United States in a position to bring their culture into the mainstream. For the scholar, the curious reader and the general student of Filipino American history, this is the classic bibliography. A section on internet sites concludes the remarkable bibliographical feat and makes it a necessary book to understand the Filipino American experience.
-Howard A. DeWitt, Ph. D
This work should stimulate other libraries to develop core collections on the subject and to encourage further research. A very useful tool for the librarian, the researcher and the layperson.
-John N. Gathegi, Ph. D.
Here at long last is an invaluable resource guide for teachers, students, parents, and the general community. Estela L. Manila, a librarian for San Francisco Public Library has painstakingly compiled a text and digital bibliography of Filipino American material found in the Bay area.
ARKIPELAGO Philippine Books, San Francisco