Dawn Mabalon's New Publication: Little Manila is in the Heart

Mon, 09/23/2013 - 17:33 -- admin


Little Manila Is in the Heart

The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California

Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Ph.D.


Narrating a history spanning much of the twentieth century, Dawn Bohulano Mabalon traces the growth of Stockton's Filipina/o American community, the birth and eventual destruction of Little Manila, and recent efforts to remember and preserve it.


For more information and to view the table of contents, please visit the Duke University Press website.

To read the introduction, please visit this book's preview on Scribd.


See the lead article about Prof. Mabalon's book on the main SFSU webpage:

Historian brings Filipino American experience out of the shadows


Book Launch Celebration

2-4pm Saturday, July 13, 2013

Hotel Stockton, 133 E. Weber, Stockton, CA

Special book price: $25 (can be pre-ordered for pickup at the www.littlemanila.org site)

**Refreshments, signing, Old Pinoys, Bahala Na Escrima, Little Manila Afterschool Program & more

*co-sponsored by the Little Manila Foundation and the Stockton Chapter, Filipino American National Historical Society


Bay Area Book Talks

7pm Wed. July 10

City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway



 2-4pm Sat. August 3

Arkipelago Books, http://www.arkipelagobooks.com/

1010 Mission St., SF, CA 94103


4pm Tues. Sept. 10

IEAS Conference Room, UC Berkeley, 2223 Fulton St., 6th floor, Berkeley CA.


Stay updated on more signings & book info:



Seattle: late July, time and place TBA

UCLA/LA: late Oct, time and place TBA