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Appadurai, Arjun. “The Heart of Whiteness.” Callaloo 16(4): 796-808.
Badhwar, Inderjit. “Indians in America – at the crossroads.” India Tribune, August 16-17.
Bell, David. "America’s greatest success story: the triumph of Asian Americans." The New Republic, July 24-31.
Bhardwaj, Suresh and Madhusudhan Rao. “The Temple as a Symbol of Hindu Identity in America?” Journal of Cultural Geography 17 (2): 125, 1998.
Burroughs, Frank. "Approaches to the Unfamiliar." Peabody Journal of Education. Vol. 38, No. 1 (July, 1960), pp. 44-46.
Clifford, James. “Diaspora.” Cultural Anthropology 9: 302-38, 1994.
Daniels, Roger. History of Indian Immigration in the United States: An Interpretive Essay. New York: The Asia Society, 1990.
Dasgupta, Sathi. “Asian Indian community in the U.S.: A Cases of Cultural Reaffirmation Within an Ethnic Enclave,” International Sociological Association, 8:13-16.
Dasgupta, Shamita Das. “Gender Roles and Cultural Continuity in the Asian Indian Immigrant Community in the U.S.” Sex Roles: A Journal of Research 38 (11-12): 953-975, 1998.
Doerner, William R. “Asians: To America with Skills.” Time: Special Immigrants Issue, 8 July 1985, 48.
Dutta, Manoranjan. “Asian Indian Americans: Search for an Economic Profile, Population Review, 25: 76-85. 1981.
Gordo, Susan. Asian Indians. New York: Franklin Watts, 1990.
Gupta, Santosh P. “Changes in the food habits of Asian Indians in the United States: a Case Study.” Sociology and Social Research, 60: 87-89 1975.
Hillburg, Bill. “Little India: Merchants Seek Respect in Artesia.” Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service November 19, 1995.
Hirschman, Charles C. and Morrison G. Wong. “Trends in socio-economic achievement among immigrant and native-born Asian Americans: 1960-1976. Sociological Quarterly 22 (4): 485-514. 1981.

Leonard, Karen. “Punjabi Farmers and California’s Alien Land Law.” Agricultural History 59 (4): 549-562, 1985.

Light, Ivan. “Immigrant and Ethnic Enterprise in North America.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 7: 195j-216, 1984.
Portes, Alejandro and Robbert Manning. “The Immigrant Enclave: Theory and Empirical Examples.” Competitive Ethnic Relations Susan Olzak and Joanne Nagel, eds. New York: Academic Press, 1986.
Pritchard, Justin. “California’s Asian Growth Led by Indians.” The Press Enterprise May 24: A3, 2001.

Vandarajan, Tunku.  “A Patel Motel Cartel.”  The New York Times Magazine. July 4, 36 (1): 6, 1999.

Sheth, Anup. "Little India, Next Exit: Ethnic destinations in the city. Ethnography. 2010: Vol 11, 69 - 88.
Swamy, Prakash. “Toilet Manufacturer Tenders Apology.” News Indian-Times December 1 30 (47): 4, 2000.
Vicker, Ray. “Many Indians are Settling in the United States: Succeeding in Professional and Business,” The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 1982, p. 13.
Newspaper Articles. Listed Chronologically. LAH = Los Angeles Herald, LAT = Los Angeles Times.
"About Town." LAT. January 21, 1882.
"By the Wayside." LAT. February 3, 1882.
"Artesia." The Daily Herald. June 16, 1882.
"Cheese Manufacture." LAT. July 13, 1882.
"Artesia Depopulated." LAT. March 27, 1883.
"An Artesia Action. The Carpenter - Gridley Case in Judge Sepulveda's Court." LAT. July 27, 1883.
"Artesia." LAT. January 1, 1885.
"Artesia." LAT. January 1, 1887.
"To Help the Boys. New Industrial School Established at Artesia." LAT. January 15, 1900.
"Artesia Industrial Home. What It Does For The Boys. Conditions and Needs." LAT. June, 24, 1900.
"Children View Father's Crime. Artesia Dairy Rancher Murders Wife in Cold Blood. Sends a Bullet Through Her Heart When She Dares Him to Shoot." The San Francisco Call. October 29, 1902.
"Lifelong Friendship Winds Up In Marriage. Elderly Couple Steal Off to Artesia and Are Quickly United, To Surprise of Pasadena and Long Beach Friends." LAH. July 3, 1908.
"Picturesque. Turbans on Heads, Shovels in Hands." LAT. December 11, 1908.
"Hindus Pick Oranges. Seventy Turban Wearers Arrive at Riverside." LAT. January 31, 1909.
"Near Artesia." LAH. August 29, 1909.
"Bell Blames Attorney For His Troubles. Arrested Near Residence of O.P. Widaman." LAH. September 22, 1909.
"Teddy Bears Take One From Artesia Clouters." LAT. June 27, 1910.
"Long Legal Feud Ends in Murder. Frank M. Bell Slays Attorney O. P. Widaman at Artesia Station." LAH. July 24, 1910.
"Hindu Clients Seek the Slain Attorney." LAH. July 27, 1910.
"Herald Coming Rains. Famous Artesia Crow Colony Is Black With the Unmusical Birds-Chorus of Caws Deafening." LAT. November 10, 1910.
"Artesia--'The Land of Flowing Wells.'" LAT. September 17, 1911.
"All's Well. Wins A Bride As Jacob Did. Lad Elopes with Girl; Both Serve Long Probation." LAT. July 28, 1917.
"Second Attempt To Free Alleged Bandits Fails. Woman Officer Brings Girl Indicted for Artesia Bank Job Here Despite Warning of Escape Plot." LAT. May 18, 1919.
"Shields Bank Suspect." LAT. May 22, 1919.
"James Stones, Pioneer Freight Teamster, Dies." LAT. January 10, 1932.
"American History Theme of Artesia Pageant Parade." LAT. October 6, 1937.
"'T AIN'T HAY, This Feed Bill of $12,000,000." LAT. February 23, 1947.
"School Job Nears Finish at Artesia." LAT. December 13, 1953.
"Freeway Route Through Artesia Charted by State." LAT. March 21, 1954.
"Lady Bug Interiors Ad." Long Beach Press-Telegram. May 23, 1954.
"Chrysanthemums Reign in Artesia." LAT. October 30, 1955.
"Faction Mapping Dairy City Fight. Proponents and Opponents List Candidates for Council Posts." LAT. January 22, 1956.
"Artesia Prepares for 4-Day Fair. Dairy Industry Will Be Emphasized in Exhibits, Parade and Entertainment. LAT. May 27, 1956.
"In the Community Spotlight." LAT. February 10, 1957.
"Late Alarm Gives Blaze Head Start." Long Beach Press Telegram. July 4, 1957.
"Parkers Dollar Savers Ad." Long Beach Press Telegram. May 15, 1958.
"Notes on Our Cuffs." LAT. October 12, 1958.
"Artesia Voters to Face Merger Issue Tuesday. Argument Over Consolidation with Cerritos Stirred by Home Rule, Taxes Controversy." LAT. May 9, 1971.
Larry Lane. "Artesia Changed By Time, Trends." LAT. July 29, 1971.
Tom Gorman and Larry Lane. "Artesia Council Race Offers Unusual Spoils. Winner of Special Election Will Hold Vote Needed of Divided Camps to Fire 2 Officials." LAT. October 27, 1974.
Tom Gorman. "Centennial Celebration Set Saturday." LAT. May 1, 1975.
Tom Gorman. "Retail Spurt Delights Artesia." September 14, 1975.
"Undergoes 6-Month 'Tryout.' Unruh's Son Artesia Recreation Leader." LAT. May 1, 1977.
Craig Buck. "Southland Shops that Specialize in Savory Seasonings. Spice is the Variety of Life." LAT. October 18, 1977.
Gerald Faris. "Decision Due in 11/2 Year Battle. When Is A Motel An Apartment House?" LAT. August 13, 1978.
Scott Harris. "The Artesia Iceman." LAT. June 25, 1981.
Scott Harris. "The Artesia Iceman Brings His Cool to Picnics and Parties." LAT. June 28, 1981.
Anne LaRiviere. "Artesia: A City of Ethnic Flavors." LAT. September 6, 1981.
Lindsey, Robert. “The New Immigrants.” The New York Times Magazine. May 9, 1982: 22-42.
"Weddings." LAT. August 8, 1982.
Dye, Lee. “California Sikhs Split by Bloody Strife in Homeland,” LAT. May 29, 1984.
Dean Murphy. "First Artesia-Harbor Connector Ramp Opens At Last." LAT. May 23, 1985.
Steven R. Churm. "Artesia's 'Little India' Spices Up the Town." LAT. April 6, 1986.
Janice Seib and Karent Constine. "10 'Faraway' Places that are as near as your family car." LAT. August 14, 1986.
Lee Harris. "Small Talk Is Helping Small City Retain Past." LAT. August 28, 1986.
"Community Profile: Artesia." LAT. December 18, 1986.

Patricia Ward Biederman. "New Tool in the Non-Fluent." LAT. January 13, 1987.

Colman Andrews. "Stuffing the Judges and A Ballot Box." LAT. June 7, 1987.
Rene Romo. "Historian records residents' voices to preserve the past and help Bell celebrate its 60th anniversary." LAT. November12, 1987.
Scott Harris. "'Little India' Ethnicity: A commerical strip in Artesia has evolved into a mecca for the Asian Indian culture. But the influx has drawn complaints in the community." LAT. September 1, 1992.
Scott Harris. "Little India in Artesia-Why Not? A Community founded by immigrant groups could surely embrace one more." LAT. September 6 1992.
Julie Kibbler. "Quiet Neighborhood Is Friendly Mixture of Old and New Homes : Artesia: International flavor pervades established community where home prices attract new residents." LAT. May 15, 1994.

John Canalis.  “Success of Little India Puts Parking at a Premium, Merchants Say.  Artesia: About 90 Business Catering to East Indians Have Rejuvenated Four Blocks of Pioneer Boulevard.” LAT. January 19, 1995.

John Cox. “Community Profile/Artesia.” LA Times December 20, 1996.
Joe Mozingo. "Parade, Festival Mark 50 Years of India's Freedom." LAT. August 17, 1997.
Jan Norman. "India in Artesia." The Orange County Register. March 18, 1998.
Margaret Ramirez. "Profile: Niswa's Shamim Ibrahim; Sanctuary, At Last." LAT. April 12, 1999.
Vandarajan, Tunku. “A Patel Motel Cartel.” The New York Times Magazine. July 4, 36 (1): 6, 1999.
Teresa Watanabe and Nancy Wride. Pittsburgh Post - Gazette. December 19, 2004.
Jessica C. Lee. "Neighborly Advice: From dairies to samosas and saris." LAT. October 8, 2006.
Russell C. Leong. "125 Years, WHAT LOS ANGELES GAVE THE WORLD, THE PROMISED LAND; East meets West meets East again." LAT. December 3, 2006.
Agarwal, Priya. Passage from India: Post 1965 Indian Immigrants and their Children. Palos Verdes, CA: Yuvati Publications, 1991.
Andrews, K.P. Keralites in America. New York: Literary Market Review, Inc., 1987.

Appadurai, Arjun.  The Making of a Transnational Culture: Asians in America and the Nature of Ethnicity. Berg Publishers, 1990.

Bandon, Alexandra. Asian Indian Americans. Parsippany, NJ: New Discovery Books, 1995.
Barrier, N. Gerald and Verne A. Dusenbery, eds. The Sikh Diaspora: Migration and the Experience Beyond Punjab. Columbia, MO: South Asia Publications, Delhi: Chanakya Publications.
Brah, Avatar. Cartographies of the Diaspora: Contesting Identities. London: Routledge, 1996.
Chandrasekhar, W. (ed). From India to America: A Brief History of Immigration; Problems of Discrimination, Admission and Assimilation. La Jolla, CA: Population Review Publication
Clark, Colin, Ceri Peach and Steven Vertovec (eds). South Asians Overseas: Migration and Ethnicity. New York: Cambridge UP, 1990.
Doomernik, Jeroen and Hans Knippenberg, Eds. Migration and Immigrants: Between Policy and Reality (A Volume in Honor of Hans van Amersfoot). Amsterdam: Aksant, 2003.

Gordo, Susan.  Asian Indians.  New York: Franklin Watts, 1990.

Gupta, Sangeeta. Ed. Emerging Voices: South Asian American Women Redefine Self, Family and Community. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 1999.
Jensen, Joan M. Passage from India: Asian Indian Immigrants in North America. New Haven: Yale UP, 1988.

Lin, Jan.  Reconstructing Chinatown: Ethnic Enclave, Global Change. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998.

Miyares, Ines M. and Christopher A. Airriess, Eds. Contemporary Ethnic Geographies in America. Lanham, Maryland: Rowhan & Littlefield, 2007.
Saran, Parmatma and Edwin Eames (eds). The New Ethnics: Asian Indians in the United States. New York: Praeger, 1990.
Singh, Jane. South Asians in North America: An Annotated and Selected Bibliography.
Acharya, Surekha. Gujarati Transnationals: The Re-creation of Identity and Community in the Context of an Ethnic Enclave. (2001) (Dissertation – University of California, Riverside)
Alexander, George P. Social Adjustment and Academic Achievement of Keralite and Gujarati Indians living in Los Angeles. (1996) (Dissertation – University of California, Los Angeles)
 Street Talk with Sachin Episode #1 from Samosa TV
Unbloody Portuguese Bull Fight from 2011
India World Cup Celebration 2011 in Artesia
2009 9/11 Ceremony at the ABC Unified School District
Artesia in Action - August 20, 2011
Artesia Senior Fair 2009
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