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Diversity Reading List

Japanese Laborers
Japanese laborers in the California Delta, 1905-1920. Courtesy of the Ira Brown Cross Collection Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley


American Association for State and Local History. History News, Diversity in and for History 55, no. 4 (Autumn 2000).

American Folklife Center. Cultural Conservation: The Protection of Cultural Heritage in the United States. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1983.

Barton, Craig E., ed. Sites of Memory: Perspectives on American Architecture and Race. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2000.

Burton, Jeffrey F., Mary M. Farrell, Florence B. Lord, and Richard W. Lord. "Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites." Publications in Anthropology 74. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Western Archeological and Conservation Center, 1999.

Chan, Sucheng. Asian Americans, An Interpretative History. Twayne's Immigrant Heritage of America Series. New York: Twayne's Publishers, 1991.

Cisneros, Henry G. "Bridging America's Visions," in Past Meets Future: Saving America's Historic Environments, ed. Antoinette J. Lee. Washington, DC: Preservation Press, 1992, 85-91.

DuBrow, Gail with Donna Graves. Sento at Sixth and Main: Preserving Landmarks of Japanese American Heritage. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002.

Greenwood, Roberta S. "The Hing Lung Laundry in Santa Barbara: Archeological, Historical, and Architectural Perspectives," Journal of the Chinese Historical Society of America 13 (1999).

Holloway, Joseph E., ed. Africanisms in American Culture. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1990.

Hufford, Mary, ed. Conserving Culture: A New Discourse on Heritage. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1994.

Gulliford, Andrew. Sacred Objects and Sacred Places: Preserving Tribal Traditions. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2000.

Joyner, Brian D. African Reflections on the American Landscape: Identifying and Interpreting Africanisms. Washington, DC: National Park Service, 2003.

King, Thomas F. Places That Count :Traditional Cultural Properties in Cultural Resource Management. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2003.

Lee, Antoinette J. "Discovering Old Cultures in the New World: The Role of Ethnicity," in The American Mosaic: Preserving a Nation's Heritage, ed. Robert E. Stipe and Antoinette J. Lee. Washington, DC: U.S. Committee, International Council on Monuments and Sites, 1987, 180-205.

Lee, Antoinette J."Multicultural Building Blocks," in Past Meets Future: Saving America's Historic Environments, ed. Antoinette J. Lee. Washington, DC: Preservation Press, 1992, 92-97.

Lee, Antoinette J. "The Social and Ethnic Dimensions of Historic Preservation," in A Richer Heritage, ed. Robert E. Stipe. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, 385-404.

Merritt, Carole. Historic Black Resources: A Handbook for the Identification, Documentation, and Evaluation of Historic African-American Properties in Georgia. Atlanta, GA: Historic Preservation Section, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 1984.

National Council for Public History, Special Issue: Representing Native American History, The Public Historian 18, no. 4 (Fall 1996). Includes essays:

  • Derek Bouse, "Culture as Nature: How Native American Cultural Antiquities Became a Part of the Natural World"
  • Kari Forbes-Boyte, "Respecting Sacred Perspectives: the Lakotas, Bear Butte, and Land-Management Strategies"
  • Andrew Gulliford, "Bones of Contention: the Repatriation of Native American Human Remains"

National Council for Public History, Special Issue: Latino Public History, The Public Historian 23, no. 4 (Fall 2001). Includes essays:

  • Jon Hunner, "Preserving Hispanic Lifeways in New Mexico"
  • Sarah Horton, "Where is the 'Mexican' in 'New Mexican'? Enacting History, Enacting Dominance in the Santa Fe Fiesta"
  • Olivia Cadaval and Brian Finnegan, "'Our Voices in the Nation's Capital': Creating the Latino Cultural Heritage Center of Washington, D.C."

National Trust for Historic Preservation, Forum: Focus on Cultural Diversity 6 (July/August 1992). Includes essays:

  • Rusty Sevigny, "Florida's Black Heritage Trail"
  • C. Ray Bassieur, "Maine Acadian Heritage Conservation"
  • William Chapman, "Hidden Assets"
  • Antoinette J. Lee, "Cultural Diversity in Historic Preservation"

National Trust for Historic Preservation, Forum: Focus on Cultural Diversity II 7 (January/ Febuary 1993). Includes essays:

  • Harvey Gantt, "Reassessing Our Agenda"
  • Linda Chavez, "Fostering An Appreciation for Cultural Diversity"
  • Dirk H.R. Spennemann, "Multicultural Resources Management"
  • John Lewis, "Keeping Our African-American Heritage Alive"
  • N.Y. Nathiri, "Heritage and History in Eatonville, Florida"
  • Mario Sanchez, "A Land Between Two Nations"
  • Philip S. Deloria,"The Preservation of Indian Culture"

Parker, Patricia L. Keepers of the Treasures: Protecting Historic Properties and Cultural Traditions on Indian Lands. Washington, DC: National Park Service, 1990.

Ruffins, Fath Davis. "'Lifting As We Climb': Black Women and the Preservation of African American History and Culture." Gender & History 6, no. 3 (November 1994): 376-396.

Rymer, Russ. American Beach: A Saga of Race, Wealth, and Memory. New York: HarperCollins, 1998.

Sandell, Richard, ed. Museums, Society, Inequality. New York: Routledge, 2002. Includes essays:

  • Andrew Newman and Fiona McLean, "Architectures of Inclusion: Museums, Galleries and Inclusive Communities"
  • Viv Szekeres, "Representing Diversity and Challenging Racism: The Migration Museum"
  • Lola Young, "Rethinking Heritage: Cultural Policy and Inclusion"
  • David Fleming, "Positioning the Museum for Social Inclusion"

Savage, Beth L., ed. African American Historic Places. Washington, DC: Preservation Press, 1994.

Schackel, Paul A., ed. Myth, Memory, and the Making of the American Landscape. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2001. Includes essays:

  • Erika K. Martin Siebert, "The Third Battle of Manassas: Power, Identity, and the Forgotten African-American Past"
  • Janice L. Dubel, "Remembering a Japanese-American Concentration Camp at Manzanar National Historic Site"
  • Gail Brown, "Wounded Knee: The Conflict of Interpretation"

Singleton, Theresa, ed. "I, Too Am America": Archaeological Studies of African-American Life. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999.

Stapp, Darby C. and Michael S. Burney. Tribal Cultural Resource Management: The Full Circle to Stewardship. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2002.

Upton, Dell, ed. America's Architectural Roots: Ethnic Groups that Built America. Washington, DC: Preservation Press, 1976.

Vlach, John Michael. Back of the Big House: The Architecture of Plantation Slavery. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

Yip, Christopher Lee. "A Chinatown of Gold Mountain: the Chinese in Locke, California," in Images of An American Land: Vernacular Architecture in the Western United States, ed. Thomas Carter, pp. 153-172. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1997.

_____. "California Chinatowns: Built Environments Expressing the Hybridized Culture of Chinese Americans," in Hybrid Urbanism: On the Identity Discourse and the Built Environment, ed. Nezar AlSayyad. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001, 67-82.

Yoo, David. "Captivating Memories: Museology, Concentration Camps, and Japanese American History." American Quarterly 48, no. 4 (December 1996): 680-699.


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